Posted by M Zafar Iqbal
The Muslim Times’ Editor for Pakistan
Credit: Xpress Tribune
FAISALABAD: A heavy police contingent on Friday, on the demand of a banned organisation, removed Quranic verses and religious texts written on tombstones of Ahmadi graves to save the area from clashes on religious grounds.
An application was moved to the area police of Uncha Mangat claiming Kassoki villagers’ demands of the removal of Quranic verses and religious text from Ahmadi graves in the graveyard on Hafizabad-Sheikhupura Road.
The applicants threatened of religious clashes and bloodshed if this was not done.
The DPO Hafizabad asked the police station in charge to take appropriate steps for averting any untoward incident or clash on religious basis.
The local SHO summoned elders and notables of the Ahmadi community of the village who met him under the supervision of Nasir Javaid, acting Ameer Jamaat Ahmadiyya, Hafizabad.
The SHO, according to Nasir Javaid, asked them to remove More