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Court acquits Maulana Samiul Haq’s personal secretary

RAWALPINDI: A judicial magistrate on Thursday acquitted Ahmed Shah, the personnel secretary of prominent religious scholar Maulana Samiul Haq in his murder case.

Police produced Ahmed Shah before the court and submitted a probe report declaring him innocent. According to the police investigation report, Ahmed Shah was nothing to do with the murder of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq.

On the other hand, JUI-S Chief Maulana Samiul Haq’s sons also declared Ahmed Shah innocent in their testimonies recorded before the court.

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Earlier,the police, on March 2, had  arrested personal secretary of Maulana Samiul Haq (late), chief of his own faction Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S), and presented him before the court.

Judicial magistrate Zaib Shehzad Cheema sent the suspect Ahmed Shah on four-day physical remand to police custody. The JUI-S chief’s personal secretary was present at the time of crime at the religious leader’s residence. The investigators had sought eight-day physical remand of the suspect.

Shah had mysteriously disappeared after murder of Maulana Samiul Haq. Haq was assassinated at his residence in Rawalpindi on Nov 2 last year.



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