Mumtaz Qadri, Pakistani convicted murderer, Dead


Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri/Mumtaz Qadri was born in 1985, and died on February 29, 2016.

He was a Pakistani policeman and commando of Elite Police.

He was convicted of the assassination of Salman Taseer.

Mumtaz Qadri assassinated Taseer after he spoke in favour of Asia Bibi regarding the wrong use of blasphemy law in Pakistan.

Qadri assassinated Salman Taseer because he was the a vocal critic of the blasphemy law, Salmaan Taseer showed his overwhelming support for Asia Bibi, the woman charged with making disrespectful remarks against the prophet Muhammad, and condemned the controversial law on several occasions.

Malik opened fire and killed former Governor of Punjab Salman Taseer at Kohsar Market in Islamabad after he spoke in favor of Asia Bibi who was charged with blasphemy according to controversial Blasphemy Law in Pakistan, on January 4, 2011.

Taseer had freed Asia Bibi from Jail and helped her in escaping from Pakistan and criticised blasphemy law in Pakistan.

Mumtaz Qadri killed Taseer with 25 bullets when he was serving as his bodyguard.

Shortly after Killing Salman Taseer, Mumtaz Qadari surrendered.

Mumtaz Qadri passed away in 2016.