SIALKOT/SAMBRIAL-Thousands of people participated in various Khatme Nubuwwat rallies taken out by the local religious parties in Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial, Pasrur, Badiana, Chawinda and surrounding areas after the Jumma Prayers.
They also staged peaceful sit-ins to lodge their strong protest and express solidarity with the Tehrik-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY) on the issue of Khatme Nubuwwat. Local religious clerics led the rallies . They were carrying banners and placards. They marched on the main roads and chanted anti-government slogans.
On the occasion, the Ulema and participants pledged to sacrifice their lives to protect the Khatme Nubuwwat law and to foil any attempt by the government to amend the law.
Earlier, the Ulema strongly criticised the government in their Jumma sermons for attempting to amend the Khatme Nubuwwat Law. They also unanimously passed several resolutions.
In Sambrial, Sunni Ittehad, a religious parties alliance, staged a protest to express solidarity with Tehreek Labbaik Ya Rasoolallah leader Dr Ashraf Asif Jilali in Sambrial on Friday.
A protest camp was set up in front of Press Club Sambrial and religious leaders Qari Munir, Mufti Ghullam Mustafa and Pir Ajmal said that Dr Jilali's demand is the voice of the whole Muslim world. They added that they will not tolerate any attack on the faith about Finality of Prophethood.
DEATH: A passenger passed away while waiting for flight at Sialkot International Airport Sialkot. The 45-year-old resident of Bhopalwala-Sambrial was sitting in the waiting lounge after getting boarding card. Meanwhile, Nawaz Butt had cardiac arrest and died on the spot.
An old woman met with her family with the efforts of patrolling police and local journalist Ansar Mehmood Butt. Iqbal Begum, a resident of Sian Wala, forgot her way back to home two days ago and was sent Old Home Sialkot. Patrolling Police and a local journalist made efforts and found her family and handed her over to her son Pervez Afzal.
Meanwhile, Daska police registered a case (No 553/2017) under sections 506 PPC and 29 Telegraph Act against some unknown accused for uploading highly objectionable material against Christian community on social media. According to the police officials, the police have started investigation with no arrest or clue.
FIA PERFORMANCE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested 388 notorious human traffickers including 15 proclaimed offenders (POs) and 274 others deported from different countries during the last month.
FIA Divisional Deputy Director Khalid Anees told newsmen that the FIA also recovered Rs23.3 million from the accused they had taken from local people for sending them abroad illegally.
The FIA has tightened its circle around the human traffickers, their agents and sub agent for elimination of the human trafficking in Gujranwala Division's all the six Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahaud Din, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts.