“Miscreants.” Garden variety nogoodniks. That’s all. “Miscreants set ablaze church near Chowkandi,” from the Daily Times, September 19 (thanks to Zulu):
KARACHI: Anger and tension spread among Christians when miscreants in Shah Latif Town allegedly set a church on fire on Saturday. According to the police, they have registered FIR No 676/10 on the complaint of Priest Peter Shahzad against unidentified persons. The complainant in the FIR [First Information Report] informed the police that some unidentified persons entered the church located near Chowkandi Graveyard, Sector 19-B in the Shah Latif police jurisdiction and torched it before fleeing. Several sacred and holy books burnt in the ensuing inferno hurting the sentiments of the local Christians. Following the incident a heavy contingent of law enforcers were dispatched to the area to avoid any law and order situation. However, no major incident or rioting was reported till the filing of this report.