Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) secretary normal Senator Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri on Wednesday opposed any amendments to the blasphemy regulation, which was below dialogue in a gathering of the Senate Standing Committee for Data and Expertise.
As a dialogue on amendments to curtail the misuse of the regulation began, Maulana Haidri mentioned: “Why is the blasphemy regulation alone the subject of a lot dialogue?”
To this, he was instructed that the regulation was being reviewed because it was being broadly misused.
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The Maulana’s retort was that, “different legal guidelines are additionally being misused within the nation, however nobody appears to thoughts that and thus we won’t let this regulation be modified both.”
He additionally dropped a menace, saying that the blasphemy regulation had beforehand “taken loads of lives, and if anybody tries to the touch it, they would be the ones held liable for any injury induced.”
He additionally mentioned that if any step to amend the regulation is taken, his social gathering will present “full resistance” and even block it within the Nationwide Meeting and Senate.
“We’ll inform the individuals the entire reality behind this,” he mentioned earlier than marching out of the assembly together with Senator Fida Muhammad Khan.
On account of the walkout, the committee’s assembly was adjourned indefinitely.