LAHORE: More than 50 religious scholars belonging to Sunni Ittehad Council have issued a fatwa against the Diyat to US spy, Raymond Davis by saying that blood money settled under pressure has no worth as per Shria. The religious scholars of the Council demanded that the victim families of Davis should be presented before the people of the country if they accepted the blood money on their free will. They said Diyat law could not be exercised in the case of Davis, as he committed crimes against the State of Pakistan and was not culprit of few individuals, while the punishment of Davis crimes could be death sentence. The Council muftis who issued the fatwa included Mufti Muhammad Imran Hanfi, Mufti Muhammad Haseeb Qadri, Maulana Muhammad Ali Naqashbandi, Maulana Naeem Arif Noori Allama Bagh Ali Rizvi and others. Meanwhile, World Pasban Khatam-i-Naboat staged a protest demonstration against the Davis release and drone attacks in front of Lahore Press Club and burnt the US flag on this occasion besides chanting anti-America slogans. Protest against Kazmis arrest: Activists of Jamat Ahle Sunnat Pakistan, Sunni Tehreek on Sunday held protest outside Lahore Press Club against the arrest of former Federal Minister of Religious Affairs Syed Hamid Saeed Kazmi. The protesters were holding placards and banners against the arrest and in favour of the former minister. They also chanted slogans against the FIA. The protest was led and addressed by Nawaz Kharal, Allama Hammaad Ali Shah, Qari Faisal Naqashbandi, Sahbzada Unis Alam, Muhajid Abdul Rasool and by others. They termed the arrest of Hamid Saeed Kazmi without proofs as against the principles of justice, and they said that such arrest was just 'revenge. They said that they would hold countrywide protests if Hamid was not released and the court which released the American national Raymond Davis in double murder case with protocol should also deliver justice to the Minister.