ISLAMABAD – Special Representative to the Prime Minister on Religious Harmony and Middle East Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi on Monday demanded public hanging of the perpetrators of heinous crimes against women.
Addressing a news conference, Tahir Ashrafi, who is also chairman of Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) appealed Chief Justice of Pakistan and Prime Minister to order speedy trial of Noor Muqaddam murder and Usman Mirza cases and stressed public hanging and stoning to death of the culprits. He said the state is standing with the innocent victims of heinous crimes and justice system should be amended drastically to pave way of prompt punishments of such culprits of heinous crimes. He urged parents to strive bridging the ever widening gap in the relationship with their children.
He said terrorism in its all forms is prohibited in Islam. He said he along with leading Ulema and religious scholars would start a countrywide journey from Wednesday for promoting interfaith harmony.
Source: The Nation