(AsiaNews) Pakistani police have raided a bookshop run by Catholic sisters in the wake of publication of unfounded accusations leveled against the local Christian community. The raid took place in Saddar near Karachi on 13 June: police officers raided the library of the Daughters of St Paul and confiscated merchandise on sale. The police kept a shop salesman for more than 24 hours for questioning while the sisters were intimidated. The raid came after an article appeared in a national Urdu daily and accusations by Islamic extremists. On 12 June, the Nawa-I-Waqt newspaper denounced the sale in open markets by Christians of audio and video tapes about the lives of the prophets. The article claimed that some CDs amounted to character assassination of the prophets. The daily reported also reactions of Muslims clerics to the news; these not only issued a fatwa but called for the opening of a blasphemy case.