The report said that a video went viral on social media in which Mufti Sardar was inciting people in Peshawar to take law into their own hands and attack Malala.
Malala Yousafzai (AFP)
For alleged threats and violence for the recent comments made on the marriage of Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai to a religious leader in Lakki Marwat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Arrested for abetment. This information was received on Thursday.
When asked about marriage in an interview with Vogue magazine, Malala said that I still do not understand why people have to get married. He said that if you want one person in your life then what is the need for you to sign marriage papers. Why can’t this be a partnership?
Action after video goes viral
Talking to Pakistani news website Dawn, Lucky Marwat District Police Office confirmed that the arrest took place on Wednesday. The cleric, Mufti Sardar Ali Haqqani, was arrested after registering an FIR under the Anti-Terrorism Act, police said.
Quoting the FIR, the report said that a video went viral on social media in which Mufti Sardar was inciting people in Peshawar to take law into their own hands and attack Malala. SHO Wasim Sajjad Khan is the complainant in this case. It has been said in the FIR that during this time the religious leader was also seen armed with weapons.
suicide attack threat
According to the FIR, Maulana said, ‘When Malala comes to Pakistan, I will first try to carry out a suicide attack on her.’ The complaint said that his speech threatened peace and incited anarchy. It said that the Mufti took the law into her own hands. After the FIR was registered, the police team raided a house and arrested him.
Father appealed to the people
Many social media users are fiercely criticizing Malala after this statement. The criticism grew to such an extent that Ziauddin Yousafzai, Malala’s father, had to explain that his daughter’s interview was being distorted. Some users called this statement “un-Islamic”, while others also praised Malala for speaking her mind on a difficult issue.
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