Pakistan blasphemy case: Imam held over 'Koran plot'
A Pakistani imam has been remanded in custody, accused by his deputy of planting pages of the Koran among burnt pages in the bag of a Christian girl held for blasphemy.
The girl was detained two weeks ago near the capital Islamabad after an angry mob demanded she be punished. Imam Khalid Chishti allegedly told a witness that this was a "way of getting rid of Christians", a prosecutor said.
The girl, named as Rimsha, is said to be about 14 and to have learning difficulties.
Orla Guerin reports.