The chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S) and former senator Maulana Sami ul Haq has been stabbed to death at his residence in Rawalpindi, according to his son Hamid ul Haq. He confirmed that his father was stabbed to death while he was sleeping in his bedroom.
“My father could not join the protest in Islamabad due to road blockage and returned to his house for rest,” he said. “His drivee went out for 15 minutes and when he returned, he found Maulana lying in a pool of blood,” he said.
Maulana Sami ul Haq was the chancellor of Dar ul Uloom Haqqania in Akora Khattak, KPK. Maula Sami was son of Maulana Abdul Haq who established Dar ul Uloom Haqqania. He was one of the signatories of 1973 constitution as member national assembly in 1973.
Maulana Sami ul Haq was member of the Senate of Pakistan from 1985 to 1997.
His assassination is a big loss for Pakistan.
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23 August, 2019