Fawad Chaudhry lauds Ahsan Iqbal, Mustafa Khokhar for calling out Fazl on Sialkot incident statement

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Federal Minister for Info and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry (higher left), JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman (higher proper); PML-N chief Ahsan Iqbal (decrease left) and and PPP Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar (decrease proper) — PID/ APP/Twitter
  • Fazl had stated if state doesn’t take motion towards these accused of blasphemy, then such incidents will proceed to occur.
  • Ahsan Iqbal says such incidents ought to be unconditionally condemned.
  • Mustafa Khokhar says condemnation shouldn’t be accompanied by ifs and buts.

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Info and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday counseled PML-N chief Ahsan Iqbal and PPP Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar for calling out JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on his assertion issued a day prior relating to the Sialkot lynching incident. 

Fawad stated that no matter occurred to the Sri Lankan nationwide was a matter of disgrace for the nation, including that the prime minister, in addition to the residents of Pakistan, have condemned extremism.

“The way in which everybody condemned the incident is commendable,” stated Fawad, including that he hoped the 220 million folks of Pakistan, who maintain reasonable views, would come ahead and condemn the incident. 

Such incidents will proceed if state would not take motion towards blasphemers: Fazl

Following the Sialkot incident, the place a Sri Lankan nationwide was lynched and his physique was burned later by an offended mob due to “blasphemy” allegations, JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman had stated that whereas the incident was reprehensible and shameful, such incidents would proceed if the state would not take motion towards blasphemers. 

“The incident in Sialkot is reprehensible and shameful. There ought to be a complete investigation. Nevertheless, if the state doesn’t take motion towards these accused of blasphemy, then such incidents will proceed to occur,” Fazl had stated in a Twitter assertion. 

He went on to say that previously, there had been the same backlash towards “government-sponsored fugitives accused of blasphemy.” 

“Beneath the guise of such incidents, the worldwide institution conspires towards the spiritual class and tries to make the Islamic provisions of the Structure controversial,” he stated.

“A complete investigation ought to be carried out to search out out who’re the folks behind this and for what nefarious functions they maintain.”

Ahsan Iqbal, Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar name Fazl out on assertion

Senior PML-N chief Ahsan Iqbal and PPP Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar took to Twitter and known as Fazl out on his assertion. 

“With due respect, Maulana Sahib, such incidents ought to be unconditionally condemned as Islam doesn’t permit such fanaticism and unlawful killings by mobs in any case,” stated Ahsan Iqbal. “The nation expects spiritual students to information them in such issues.” 

Akin to that, Khokhar wrote that relating to condemning such incidents, there ought to be no ifs and buts.  

“Maulana Fazlur Rehman Sahib is a good determine however, on this event, he ought to have condemned the Sialkot tragedy by taking a stand in blunt and clear phrases as a substitute of utilizing ifs and buts,” he wrote.

The incident

Diyawadana Priyantha, working as a supervisor at a non-public manufacturing unit in Sialkot, was lynched on Friday by a mob after being accused of blasphemy.

The ugly incident was dubbed by Prime Minister Imran Khan as “a day of disgrace for Pakistan”.

Employees of a garment trade, situated on Sialkot’s Wazirabad Street, had alleged that the foreigner had dedicated blasphemy. He was subsequently lynched and his physique set on hearth.

The mob had additionally vandalised the manufacturing unit and blocked site visitors, in keeping with police.

The brutal homicide drew widespread condemnation from senior authorities functionaries, together with the prime minister and president, in addition to the army’s high management, who promised to convey all these concerned to the e book.