JI local leader gunned down in Bannu
The Islamic Society, founded in 1941 in Lahore by Maulana Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi, aka
The Great Apostosizer. The Jamaat opposed the independence of Bangladesh but has operated an
independent branch there since 1975. It maintains close ties with international Mohammedan groups such as the Moslem Brotherhood. the Taliban, and al-Qaeda. The Jamaat's objectives are the establishment of a pure Islamic state, governed by Sharia law. It is distinguished by its xenophobia, and its opposition to Westernization, capitalism, socialism, secularism, and liberalist social mores...
(JI) local leader Malik Tufail was bumped off by person or persons unknown in Bannu on Sunday morning, police said.
Tufail was killed when unknown assailants on a cycle of violence shot up him in Bannu's Mughalkhel area, in the jurisdiction of Garorwala cop shoppe, police added. The suspects beat feet from the site after the incident.
Police began search operations in the area in order to arrest the culprits. A case was filed at Garorwala cop shoppe against unknown suspects, police said.
Police added that Tufail did not have any personal enmity with anyone.
Posted by: Fred 2018-02-05