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Pak Christian TV office fire was result of ‘arson attack’, says owner

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Karachi: The owner of a web TV channel, whose office was damaged in a fire, has said that it was the result of an ‘arson attack’ and claimed he had been receiving threats since the past six months.

According to The Dawn, Sarfaraz William’s office is situated in a congested lane of a predominantly Christian neighbourhood in Akhter Colony’s C-Sector.

The web TV office is set up on the first floor of a four-storey building with a Catholic church, St Peter’s Church.

The fire broke out in the office on Monday between 2:30am and 3am. William was the first one to be informed by the Mehmoodabad police personnel about the incident.

William said that they hold Christian congregations and speak about God, followed by a sermon and the usual songs.

He claimed that they started receiving threats back in May.

William and his team havelodge an FIR on Thursday and were waiting for the police officers to complete the investigation. (ANI)