Ulema and Mashaikh hailing from all schools of thought have urged the concerned to take action against the miscreants for violating the sanctity of Masjid-e-Nabvi (SAWW).
In a statement issued today (Sunday), they said that those who desecrated the Prophet’s Mosque had tarnished the image of Pakistan across the globe.
Regarding former Human Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari’s letter written to the United Nations’ special rapporteurs against the misuse of blasphemy law, the Ulema and Mashaikh said that if the blasphemy law is misused at any place, then there are courts and national institutions to sort out the issue.
They said that Shireen Mazari’s letter would strengthen anti-blasphemy and anti-religion forces across the world.
They appealed that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan should ask her to withdraw the letter in the larger national interest.
They said that the unruly mob violated the sanctity of Masjid-e-Nabvi with a systematic planning which had not happened in 100 years of history.
The Ulema and Mashaikh said the nation expect Imran Khan and the PTI to openly condemn the disgraceful incident.
They said political differences should not lead to the extent of revenge and hatred.
They further said that it is unfortunate that the holy places are targeted under the guise of political differences and a malicious campaign is being launched against the Pakistan Army.
They said that nobody would be allowed to misuse the blasphemy law in the country and welcomed the steps taken by the Prime Minister in that regard.
The Ulema and Mashaikh included Pakistan Ulema Council Chairman Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi, Maulana Dr Abu Bakar Siddique, Allama Abdul Haq Mujahid, Qazi Matiullah Saeedi, Maulana Asadullah Farooq and others.
Source: Radio Pakistan