City police have registered a case against Maulana Masroor Nawaz Jhangwi, Syed Abubakar Shah of Shorkot, Hafiz Abdul Haee, Mufti Mehmoodul Hassan and Qari Syed Abdul Aleem Shah of Jamia Masjid Sattelite Town on the charge of delivering objectionable speeches in Jamia Masjid Al-Sadiq.

No arrest has so far been made. However, however, citizens have demanded discharge of the case against Qari Syed Abdul Aleem Shah, saying the latter not a controversial figure in the area.

Meanwhile, the district police has ordered to provide armed police guards for five shia ulema of Bahawalpur district including Federal Minister Mian Riaz Hussein Pirzada, MPA Mian Kazam Ali Pirzada, Makhdoom Syed Zammurud Hussein Bukhari, Sajjada Nasheen Uchsharif, Allama Ghaznafar Hussein Hashmi and Makhdoom Syed Zulfikar Hussein Bukhari of Janowala.