SADIQABAD-Pointing out the ways to maintain peace during Muharram, Reconciliation Committee Chairman Maulana Fazal Mehmood Haidri said that Ulema of all schools of thoughts should teach their followers tolerance and respect for others’ beliefs and religious rituals.

Addressing a meeting held in Sadiqabad to review arrangements made for Ashura security, he said that Hazrat Hussain (RA) fought against the evil powers for the glory of Islam, adding the Muslims should follow in his footprints and devote themselves to propagate Islam’s message of peace.

“Reconciliation Committee will cooperate with police and administration in maintaining peace on Ashura,” he said, pledging to keep a sharp vigil on suspects.

Jamaat Ahle Sunnat leader Hafiz Abdul Ghaffar, Walana UC Chairman Jam Ahmed, Haji Afzal Maqbool and Mian Ehsanul Haq also attended the meeting.

HIJAB IMPORTANCE HIGHLIGHTED

Jamaat-e-Islami Women Wing organised a ceremony on the importance of hijab at Fehmul Quran Academy Hall here the other day. Addressing the participants, JI District Consultative Council Member Rabia Faisal said that wearing veil is the source of purification of soul. On the occasion, she also expressed grave concerns over ongoing Indian brutalities being committed against the unarmed civilians in occupied Kashmir and Palestine, urging the world community to stop India and Israel from killing innocent people.

Boy kills minor sister

accidentally

GUJRANWALA: A five-year-old girl was shot dead accidentally by her eight-year-old brother here at Gondlanwala on Friday.

According to police, eight-year-old Imran, son of Zafar Iqbal, was playing with the pistol of his father. All of sudden the pistol, which was loaded, went off and a bullet pierced through the head of his five-year-old Rifat. She was rushed to DHQ Hospital but she could not survive.

The police have started investigation into the incident.