Maulana Samiul Haq’s son named as acting JUI-S chief
AKORA KHATTAK (92 News) – Maulana Hamidul Haq – son of martyred 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. “Current party positions of all the members will remain the same.”
“Maulana Samiul Haq’s killers should be arrested immediately,” he further added.
Maulana Samiul Haq, an influential religious scholar and former senator, was stabbed to death at his residence in Rawalpindi on Friday. His son had said that the JUI-S chief’s “driver-cum-guard went out for 15 minutes” and returned to find him dead.
On Saturday, a probe was launched into Maulana Samiul Haq’s assassination as forensic experts and investigation officers collected evidence from his Rawalpindi residence.
Police took Maulana Samiul Haq’s two domestic staff members into custody for questioning. The staff workers told police that two men visited the JUI-S chief before his assassination. Staff reveals two men visited Maulana Sami before his assassination
On the evening of Friday, Maulana Samiul Haq was stabbed to death at his residence in Rawalpindi. Hamid ul Haq said his father was unwell and taking rest at home when he came under the attack.
He said Maulana Samiul 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 blood.