Serial Killer Who Targeted Gay Men For “Spreading Evil” Finally Caught

pakistani art clericsA young serial killer targeted online gays in Pakistan for the course of weeks, and his story is as gruesome and terrible as you might expect.

Authorities say that Muhammad Ejaz had sex with his victims before drugging them and breaking their necks. He denies the sex, but openly admits to the killing.

“It is tragic that the families have lost their relatives, but they were spreading evil the in society and I had to stop it,” he says, echoing the words of religious fundamentalists everywhere.

Ejaz is young — in his late twenties — and has a wife and two infant children.

He used the site Manjam to lure his victims, which is kind of a Middle-Eastern and South Asian version of Grindr. The site closed access to Pakistani users following the revelation.

Pakistan’s a difficult country to be openly gay in. Officially, homosexuality is banned and carries a potential sentence of lifetime imprisonment. Prosecutions are rare, but cultural attitudes are deeply homophobic. Most queers are closeted and face rejection from family and society.

But this incident may force a more open discussion of Pakistan’s gay community — hopefully in a good way.


H/t: HuffPo

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  • coffeeaugur

    Hopefully, jail will not give him the chance of a trial.

  • Mezaien

    @coffeeaugur: Hahahah man you talking F.U.C.K.I.N.G Pakistan. I don`t think he will get anything at all.

  • Ogre Magi

    I hate Muslims

  • DarkZephyr

    @Ogre Magi: But the men who were murdered were Muslims. My fiance is a Muslim and he is a wonderful guy, he respects my agnosticism and I barely ever even hear a peep about Allah. The only time his beliefs come up at all with us is during Ramadan.

  • Billy Budd

    Self hatred, prejudice and social rejection turns people into monsters.

  • Stache99

    Is this monsters creation any surprise in a violent effed up repressed country like Pakistan. No doubt that he’s gay himself.

  • james_in_cambridge

    @Billy Budd: So true Billy Budd, so true. Things will continue to get better in the West but the Middle East and Africa…well, if I was religious, I’d pray for them but since I’m not, I’ll keep hope alive. But things are not looking good.

  • ted72

    Religion = praying to an imaginary entity. Lovely…

  • drivendervish

    @ted72: I agree Ted. It seems like most religious people just use an imaginary god as an excuse to hate.

  • Timber

    Regardless the nightmare does not stop with these type of countries and equally with the religious nut bags, why don’t they get it, that they have no right to force us to live against our nature…they are the one’s that are evil, them and those that support them without confronting them. No one bas right to take it upon theme selves to kill another as the right hand of your fake god, you sick [email protected]#&%’s…And muslims use stupid commence like, they were Muslim! Well they were gay first and now they are dead and the guy that killed them will most probably get away with it! It’s time to stop the is turn the other cheek bullshit, be intolerant of homophobia where ever you find it brothers, tell them that they are sick, demented and evil, that they support an evil religion which ever that one might be, there all pretty much the same crap! Muslims, Christians not a [email protected]#%en Chance!

  • sejjo

    @Ogre Magi: I’m so happy for you.

  • DK

    Has Andrew Sullivan written an article on behalf of his fellow conservative house gays complaining about how this homophobe should be forgiven by the rabid, unreasonable gay mafia yet?

  • toberlin

    “He denies the sex but openly admitts to the killing”…and this time I agree with you ,Billy Bud :)

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