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CII recommends enhanced punishment for religious decrees’ misuse

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has urged the government to enhance punishments for those misusing their authority to issue religious fatwas. The council had prepared a comprehensive document, Paigham-i-Pakistan, in January this year that had been acknowledged by senior scholars of the all four mainstream schools of thought in the country, the CII meeting, which was chaired by its chairman Dr Qibla Ayaz, said. The landmark document from the religious body signed by 1829 religious scholars…