Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Blinded Pastor Says Acid Attack Related to Quran Critique

Man held over acid attack on top city pastor


Daily Monitor - The police in Kampala are holding a man in connection wiht a Christmas Eve acid attack on Pastor Umar Mulinde. 

Apostle Mulinde, who denounced Islam after he became a born-again Christian, was left with a damaged right eye and a disfigured face on Christmas Eve after an assailant splashed acid on his face at Namasuba, a Kampala suburb.

Police say the suspect is in their custody but they would not reveal his identity because the case is still at a sensitive stage. “One person has been arrested and he is helping us with the investigations,” the police spokesman, Mr Asuman Mugenyi, said.