a very generous Islamic scholar with his companion and guard were targeted today in Karachi. mufti Taqi Usmani is one of the remarkable Islamic scholars of well-known Darul Uloom was on his way to deliver Friday lecture at Baitul Mukaram mosque situated in Gulshan-i-Iqbal but sadly he and his companion’s car were attacked by four assassins.
The gunmen brutally opened fire on two of the vehicles. The SP of the town reported that Mufti Taqi was attacked while crossing NIM (nipa) the four assassins openly fire his car but mufti Taqi survived and his guard was injured both then shifted to the near hospital urgently, unfortunately, the guard Farooq couldn’t make it and was dead after reaching hospital as reported by the doctors.
His three Blind kids who never seen him, will now not feel his presence even. He was on security of Mufti Taqi Usmani when shot dead. I appeal the government to take immediate measures for life time support of his kids who are in need. He should not be ignored. #Maulanataqi pic.twitter.com/n876GzKKmv— Abdul Rashid Godil (@ARashidGodil) March 22, 2019
The murderers also attacked the other car behind muftis car the bullets hit the driver and a religious scholar both mufti Taqi and Maulana Amir belong to the same institution. the driver sober khan was a 38-year-old man who was also found dead and couldn’t make it to the hospital.
Maulana Amir was severely injured after such gunshots and was ventilated as the doctor in charge reported his condition was critical. as reported by the police 14 shots of bullet casings were found on the place of incident. dig of the town stated they have to collect crime-scenes from the incident place and are being analyzed they have collected CCTV photos and 9mm bullet shells which were used in the time of the attack. prime minister Imran Khan stated that scholars like Mufti Taqi and Maulana Amir are valuable gems for Pakistan and the whole Islamic world. he said we will guarantee the security of religious intellectuals. he also shows his responsibility against the death of muftis guard.
organization of all seminaries in the country stated that the death of the guard and drivers are never forgiving act and they must know the reason behind the attack. an investigation team should be called upon to properly investigate the network and come up with some beneficial results.
Highly-educated personalities are being attacked and it is a serious matter to look after. the elder brother of Mufti Taqi has appealed the Government to provide rational security only then this country will be able to stand the Islamic rules.
For the past few months, Karachi seems to be at peace because police and rangers are taking strict actions for terror activities in the city. Criminal activities have totally been broken down for past few months but still, political people and scholars like Mufti Taqi and Maulana Amir are unsafe their safety should be the first priority and police should catch the culprits soon.
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