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Killers of Maulana Sami-ul-Haq to be arrested soon: state minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State on Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Monday assured that assassinators of martyred Maulana Sami-ul-Haq will be apprehended soon and brought to justice, ARY News reported. "The martyrdom of Maulana Sami-ul-Haq is a great loss to Islam and humanity," said Shehryar Khan Afridi during his visit to Darul Uloom Haqqania at Akora Khattak. He met with son of martyred religious scholar and prayed for the departed soul of his father. Earlier at the outset of the proceedings today, the National…

Maulana Samiul Haq’s son succeeds as acting JUI-S chief

AKORA KHATTAK: Maulana Hamidul Haq, son of assassinated Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq, was named acting chief of the party on Sunday. “I have become an orphan,” Hamidul Haq said after being announced as the party's acting chief. On the evening of November 2, Maulana Sami ul Haq was stabbed to death at his residence in Rawalpindi. Assassination of Samiul Haq  Hamid ul Haq said his father was unwell and taking rest at home when he came under the attack. He said Maulana Sami ul Haq’s driver…

Two people came to meet Sami-ul-Haq prior to assassination: servants

RAWALPINDI: Servants of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-S (JUI-S) Chief Sami-ul-Haq on Saturday revealed that two people came to meet Maulana at his residence prior to his murder, ARY News reported. This was revealed by the servants who were arrested after assassination of the JUI-S chief on Friday. "When two acquaintances had arrived to meet him, Maulana asked us to leave for they wanted to talk to him in person and when we reached back home we found him dead in a pool of blood," they said. On the other hand a team of…

Culprits behind Sami-ul-Haq’s assassination can’t escape punishment: Buzdar

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar on Saturday said those behind assassination of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-S (JUI-S) Chief Maulana Sami-ul-Haq would be brought to justice. "Martyrdom of Maulana Sami ul Haq is not less than a big tragedy," he said in a statement. He said Maulana Sami-ul-Haq was a renowned religious scholar and a wise politician and he was deeply sad over the death of Maulana Sami ul Haq. Buzdar said the Punjab government was standing with the bereaved family in this hour of distress and…

Army Chief condemns killing of Maulana Sami ul Haq

RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has condemned the killing of Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S) Chief Maulana Sami ul Haq, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Friday night. Director General ISPR Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor has said that the Army Chief has expressed heartfelt sorrow and sympathy with the bereaved family of Maulana Sami ul Haq. JUI-S chief Maulana Sami ul Haq was assassinated at his residence in Rawalpindi on Friday evening. Speaking to ARY News, Hamid ul Haq, the son…

Punjab CM calls for immediate arrest of Maulana Sami ul Haq’s killers

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Friday strongly condemned the killing of JUI-S chief Maulana Sami ul Haq in Rawalpindi, seeking a report from the Inspector General of Punjab Police on the incident. According to a statement, he issued directives for the police to thoroughly investigate the incident and bring those behind the killing of the JUI-S chief to justice at once. Chief of his own faction of Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S) Maulana Sami ul Haq was stabbed to death at his residence in Rawalpindi…

Maulana Sami ul Haq assassinated at Rawalpindi residence

RAWALPINDI: Chief of his own faction of Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S) Maulana Sami ul Haq was assassinated at his residence in Rawalpindi on Friday. Speaking to ARY News, the deceased's son Hamid ul Haq said his father was stabbed to death at his Rawalpindi residence. He said his father was unwell and taking rest at home when he came under the attack. He said Maulana Sami ul Haq's driver and gunman were away when he was stabbed and added that when one of his servants returned he saw his father lying in a pool of…

Maulana Sami ul Haq excuses himself from arbitrating between Afghan govt, Taliban

ISLAMABAD: Maulana Sami ul Haq on Monday excused himself from playing the role of a mediator between the Afghanistan government and Afghan Taliban, ARY News reported. A high-level delegation of the Afghan government called on the chief of the eponymous faction of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) at Akora Khattak seeking assistance in paving way and arranging peace talks with the Afghan Taliban. "We regard you as our leader and will acknowledge your any decision in this regard. Kindly, guide us for establishment of peace…

Imran, Sami ul Haq agree to work out joint strategy for 2018 polls

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-S (JUI-S) Ameer Maulana Sami ul Haq on Sunday agreed to work out a joint strategy for the general elections scheduled next year. Both leaders arrived at the agreement during a meeting here today. The huddle is being seen as a major setback for the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), a political alliance of Islamic parties, which is going to be formally revived next month in a bid to give the PTI tough time in the general elections.…

Afghan President requests Sami-ul-Haq to arrange peace talks with Afghan Taliban

PESHAWAR: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has sought assistance of the Maulana Sami-ul-Haq to play a role to pave way and arrange peace talks with the Afghan Taliban. In this regard, the Afghan Ambassador Dr. Hazrat Umar Zakhilwal called on the leader of the eponymous faction of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam and the head of the Difa-e-Pakistan council. This is the second meeting of the Afghan envoy with Maulana Sami-ul-Haq in the last few days. Both had an elaborate discussion about the security situation in Afghanistan.…