Mashal khan was a student of Mass and Communication Department at Abdul Wali khan University Mardan,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,Pakistan.He was killed by an angry Mob within the University Hostel on 13 April 2017 over the allegation of Posting Blasphemous Content on Social Media.
Mashal khan born on March 26, 1992 (25 years) and Martyred on April 13,2017 ,Belongs to District Swabi,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Khan completed his college in the Institute of Computer and Management Sciences on a scholarship and received good marks.
He then received a scholarship to study in a university in Russia where he studied engineering for one year. He then returned to Pakistan without completing his studies due to the family’s limited financial resources.Upon returning to Pakistan, he enrolled in the department of journalism at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan and was planning to do a Master’s in mass media and journalism and was also preparing for his civil services exams.
His father told DAWN that “Mashal was very passionate about his studies. He would study for 15 hours a day. He believed education could become a source of great strength. Mashal would encourage his brothers and sister to study as well. He was a peaceful, tolerant person.”He was a Pashto poet.Mashal Khan had one brother and two sisters and was 25 years old at the time of his murder.Geo News reported that his teacher told ““Mashal was a humanist, he was into socialism and Sufism.”A teacher described Khan as “A passionate and critical student. He was brilliant and inquisitive, always complaining about the political system of the country, but I never heard him saying anything controversial against the religion.
Mashal khan & his friend Abdullah interview with “Khyber NEWS Channel” that Abdul Wali khan university has no Vice Chancellor so student cannot get their Degree as without Vice Chancellor Sign,he said as well as some of the University management officer having several Jobs post and this is illegal for an Govt employee to have multiple Govt Jobs at a same time,after this interview they were blamed for Blasphemous content posting.
During Police investigations several murderer of Mashal khan confessed that they Mashal khan was innocent and we blamed him with false blasphemy charge.
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Reference : Wikipedia ,court statement file,other Social media NEWS