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Exclusive pictures of Mumtaz Qadri’s grave

ISLAMABAD: Mumtaz Qadri, who killed former Punjab governor Salman Taseer, was laid to rest at Bhara Kahun, Islamabad on Tuesday, TheNewsTribe.com reported.

Massive crowd offered the funeral prayer of Mumtaz Qadri at Liaquat Bagh Rawalpindi and also attend the last funeral ceremony at Bhara Kahu.

His family members, friends and lover covered his grave with fresh flowers sheet.

Exclusive pictures of Mumtaz Qadri's grave | TheNewsTribe.com

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Mumtaz Qadri was working as a bodyguard for the Punjab governor, Salmaan Taseer,when he shot and killed him in January 2011. Qadri was unrepentant and said he acted because Taseer advocated reform of Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws.

In the months before his murder, the governor had sparked anger among religious conservatives by taking up the cause of Asia Bibi, a poor Christian woman who had been sentenced to death for allegedly insulting the prophet Muhammad.