Q:

What does the Pakistan Law says about preventing some one from the lawful burial of the body?

Thursday, December 13th, 2018 by gulshoro

Answers

  1. Sir, It ‘ll be better to discuss the proposition of case, However, you may see relevant section 296 and 297 of Pakistan Penal Code as under.

    296. Disturbing religious assembly: Whoever voluntarily causes disturbance to any
    assembly lawfully engaged in the performance of religious worship, or religious
    ceremonies shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which
    may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

    297. Trespassing on burial places, etc.: Whoever, with the intention of wounding the
    feelings of any person, or of insulting the religion of any person, or with the knowledge that
    the feelings of any person are likely to be wounded, or that the religion of any person is
    likely to be insulted thereby,
    commits any trespass in any place of worship or on any place of sculpture, or any place
    set apart for the performance
    of funeral rites or as a, depository for the remains of the dead, or offers any indignity to
    any human corpse or causes disturbance to any persons assembled for the performance
    of funeral ceremonies,
    shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to
    one year, or with fine, or with both.