Muslim shopkeeper murdered in suspected ‘religiously prejudiced’ attack after posting on Facebook of love for Christians

The Muslim Times

Detectives arrest 32-year-old man after Pakistani-born Asad Shah, 40, repeatedly stabbed in savage attack

Asad Shah (inset) was stabbed to death in Glasgow
Asad Shah (inset) was stabbed to death in Glasgow Photo: SWNS

A popular shopkeeper was stabbed to death in a “religiously prejudiced” attack hours after posting an Easter message on Facebook to “my beloved Christian nation”.

Asad Shah, 40, a devout Muslim originally from the Pakistani city of Rabwah, had his head stamped on during a savage attack, according to one eyewitness.

Around four hours earlier the victim wrote online: “Good Friday and a very Happy Easter, especially to my beloved Christian nation.

“Let’s follow the real footstep of beloved holy Jesus Christ and get the real success in both worlds.”

On Friday afternoon, police confirmed that a 32-year-old man had been arrested in connection with Mr Shah’s death.

A spokeswoman added: “A full investigation is under…

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