CAA sacks employee over blasphemy threat


The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has sacked an employee who allegedly threatened a female Christian security officer with blasphemy charges over a parking row in Karachi.

According to the footage of the incident at Karachi airport, the incident occurred when a female security officer chastised a man for allowing an acquaintance’s vehicle through security without a vehicle pass.

The man allegedly threatened the female officer with blasphemy charges, saying he would “call preachers … I am mad and will cut [you] up”.

The video of the incident went viral on social media, inviting criticism and condemnation.