A former senator Maulana Samiul Haq and an Influential religious scholar have been assassinated at his residence in Rawalpindi, confirmed by his son. “My father was pierced to death while he was resting in his room,” Maulana Hamidul Haq said. He was no longer alive,” Hamid told while he was talking to Geo News.
He saw on his return that Maulana Sami was lying in his bed in a pool of blood. His driver Haqqani had gone out.
This is really sensitive time when this sad news of his death comes with religious political gatherings out on the streets protesting the Supreme Court’s acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman, in a blasphemy case.
His son said, Maulana Sami, the chief of his own party of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam, was incapable to take part in the protest that was ongoing against Bibi’s release due to road obstructions and had returned home.
“He was gouged numerous times,” Maulana Hamid said. Maulana Sami’s driver and gunman left the house, situated in Bahria Town, for almost 15 minutes when he was stabbed.
The attacker’s identity and their intentions were not immediately known Yousaf Shah the maulana’s spokesman said.
The Police have started an investigation about of assassination.
“To be around 82 years old; was the head of the Darul Uloom Haqqania seminary in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Akora Khattak,” Maulana Sami said.
He was a member of the Senate of Pakistan from 1985 to 1991 and again from 1991 to 1997 and he had been associated with the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf for the July 25, 2018 election.
The part of Prime Minister Imran Khan had required to work closely with him to appliance several alterations and mainstream of madrassah education.
Maulana Sami was a significant figure among members of the Taliban on both sides of the Afghan-Pakistan border.
A high-level deputation from Afghanistan had called on Sami last month known as the “Father of the Taliban” at Darul Uloom Haqqania and urged him to play a role in resolving the Afghan issue.
The commission appealed to the JUI-S chief to play the part of a conciliator between different groups of Taliban as they appraise him (Maulana Sami) their elder. The delegation members guaranteed him that they would take his decision for reunion in Afghanistan.
Maulana Sami told them that the Afghan issue was very intricate and its resolution was not an easy task for him. Though, he said, he wished to see a rational end to the Afghan issue and an end to violence in the country.