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FIR registered against Allama Talib Jauhari’s son for ‘blasphemy’

Karachi: Police have registered an FIR against Amjad Raza Jauhari, the son of late Islamic scholar and recipient of Sitara-I-Imtiaz Allama Talib Jauhari.

The FIR was registered at the Gulberg Police Station in the District Central of the metropolis on the complaint of Muhammad Asif Raza.

Amjad Raza Jauhari has been accused of blasphemy of Sahaba (companions of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), during one of his sermons at an Imam Bargah located in Federal B Area on May 1.

The applicant has claimed that Jauhari used derogatory language against some Sahaba, requesting the police to take action against the son of the Allama Talib Jauhari who died last year at the age of 81.

Picture of the FIR registered against Amjad Jauhari

The application came days after  the European Parliament adopted a resolution on Blasphemy Laws in Pakistan, calling on the Islamic Republic to defend its people against the violence perpetrated by a religious outfit.

Also read: Full text of EU Parliament resolution on Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

Sharing the text of the resolution, Charlie Weimers, a member of the parliament said, “EU Parliament wants to use trade policy to pressure Pakistan: “review Pakistan’s eligibility for GSP+ status in the light of current events.”

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