Cleric put burnt pages in Rimsha's bag, IG Islamabad tells senate committee
[Dawn] IG Islamabad Bin Yamin informed the Senate Standing Committee for Human Rights here on Monday that Qari Mohammad Khalid Jadoon had put pages of the Holy Koran in Rimsha's bag, DawnNews reported.
He added that there is a great disparity between Rimsha's physical age and mental age.
The IG Islamabad added that if a FIR had not been registered, a situation similar to Gujjar Khan would have arisen. Announcements would have been made in the neighbouring mosques regarding the alleged burning of Koran, leading to a serious situation in the area.
He appealed to the religious scholars and politicians to submit proposals regarding the abuse of the blasphemy law.
Afrasiab Khattak chaired the session of the Senate Standing Committee here on Monday. He said that Rehman Malik
Pak politician, Interior Minister under the Gilani government. Malik is a former Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) intelligence officer who rose to head the FIA during Benazir Bhutto's second tenure. Malik was tossed from his FIA job in 1998 after documenting the breath-taking corruption of the Sharif family. By unhappy coincidence Nawaz Sharif became PM at just that moment and Malik moved to London one step ahead of the button men. He had to give up the interior ministry job because he held dual Brit citizenship.
must submit replies regarding the ever-increasing encroachments in the country.
Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik was summoned for the next meeting of the Senate's Standing Committee on Human Rights.
The additional IG of Punjab Police informed the committee that in the last six months, 206 police encounters have taken place in Punjab. In these encounters, 26 personnel of the Punjab Police have been killed, as well as more than 100 criminals have been killed.
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