Ulema from across the district Friday warned the government of ‘dire consequences’ if the court decision to hang Mumtaz Qadri is implemented. In this connection a protest rally was taken out under the auspices of Sunni Tehrik which was led by Divisional President Sunni Tehrik Syed Usman Naqvi, Central Chairman Jamaatul Suffa Barrister Syed Waseemul Hassan Naqvi and Maulana Ali Zulqarnain Shah of Aalmi Tanzeem Ahle Sunnat. The protestors rallied on Vanike Road, chanting slogans against in favour of Mumtaz Qadri. They called upon the government to play its role to get Mumtaz Qadri free from the jail as he is not a terrorist and is a staunch Aashiq-i-Rasool.

They saluted him for his courage and bravery and declared him as hero of millions of Muslims. They further said that no law is supreme than the Holy Quran and Sunnah and the Muslims are fully prepared to render supreme sacrifices to protect the Namoos-i-Risalat. They declared that they would continue peaceful protest against the decision of the court till release of Mumtaz Qadri.