JUI cleric Mufti Aziz ur Rehman, his sons, and two unidentified males have been booked by the Lahore police after a video of the spiritual chief molesting a scholar went viral on social media, Geo Information reported Thursday.
The information report says the case was registered on the coed’s criticism when police arrived at his native madrassa in Lahore.
The scholar says Rehman, a former JUI chief, sexually abused him after which the cleric’s sons began blackmailing and threatening to kill him.
“If justice is just not achieved, I’ll commit suicide,” the survivor mentioned.
A day earlier, the superintendent of the madrassa the place Rehman labored, mentioned that the cleric had been fired.
Superintendent Asadullah Farooq mentioned Rehman and his sons had been requested to go away the madrassa and the establishment was not answerable for any of their acts.
In the meantime, JUI Lahore’s secretary-general additionally issued a discover stating that after the video, the occasion had suspended the membership of Mufti Rehman and that it might stay revoked until the investigation concludes.
Rehman, in the meantime, mentioned the video was two-and-a-half years previous, and that the coed was being “used towards” him.
“I declare on oath that I didn’t do such an act in my consciousness. I used to be given one thing intoxicating and I used to be not aware,” he claimed.