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Geo TV / Jang Group’s alliance with Sipah-e-Sahaba exposed

Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman, owner of Geo TV, had a secret meeting with the leaders of Sipah-e-Sahaba last week.

Related post: Haideri Taliban? ISI and Jang Group’s joint propaganda against Pakistan’s Shia Muslims

Secret meeting

Only last week, a secret meeting took place between the owner and CEO of the Jang Group (Geo TV / The News / Jang / Awam) Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and some important religious scholars who were escorted by none other than a serving Colonel of the ISI.

This was a high level delegation of Sipah-e-Sahaba (under the leadership of Mufti Muhammad Naeem, Mufti Muhammad Hanif Jallandhari and Mufti Rafi Usmani) who appreciated Geo TV and Jang Group for it services to Islam and ‘Islamic forces’ in Pakistan.

The terrorist mullahs assured Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman of their full support to Geo TV and Jang Group of Newspapers. In return, Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman assured them that their strategic and operational interests will be safeguarded by Geo TV / Jang / The News.

Payback time

Less than a week after that meeting, here is the latest revelation (scoop/ breaking news) by Geo TV / The News / Jang.

In March 2010, a notorious terrorist, Hafiz Abdullah of Choti Zerin, D.G.Khan, who was activist of a local chapter of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi / Sipah-e-Sahaba, killed a Shia man and critically injured two more men (a Shia and a Barelvi). The furious crowd, mostly comprising Shias and Sunnis of the local town, then in riot fury took the murderer to the task (of course illegally) and provided urgent justice to him by killing him. (This mob action can be understood in view of the fact that Justice Sharif and Justice Iftikhar courts are hell bent on protecting and releasing the arrested terrorists of the Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba).

Geo TV hero or a sectarian terrorist?

It may be noted that in March 2010, the same newspaper, The News had reported that “Hafiz Abdullah, the banned Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) district secretary general, killed local leader Naseem Abbas, injured his father Haji Ghulam Rasool and Matloob Hussain, a Post Office official, with a dagger and firing.”

Previously the same terrorist, Mullah Abdullah terrorist, was the mastermind of a terrorist attack on a Shia majlis in Pakistan in February 2009 killing more than 40 persons.

Mullah Abdullah of Sipah-e-Sahaba (a hero of Geo TV) was the mastermind behind an attack on a Shia gathering in D.G.Khan in 2009 killing more than 40

Geo TV’s “Support Sipah-e-Sahaba Campaign”

Almost 6 months after the killing of the terrorist mullah, Geo TV / Jang Group has started projecting that criminal (Abdullah Munafiq) as a hero, as an aggrieved party. Quite the opposite. Abdullah Munafiq was a terrorist of Sipah-e-Sahaba / Taliban / Lahskar-e-Jhangvi who was a notorious murderer. Instead of supporting and projecting terrorist, Geo TV must think about ways to protect and support those Shias, Barelvis, Ahmadis, Christians etc who have been mercilessly killed by terrorists of Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba.

Or should we expect that, soon, Geo TV and Jang will be running another video, this time in support of notorious murderer Riaz Basra, killer of hundreds of Shias and Barelvis.

By aligning itself with Sipah-e-Sahaba and Taliban, Geo TV and Jang Group is taking a very dangerous path. It it the part of sectarian and jihadi terrorists. Mir Shakil and his team at Geo TV, Jang, The News must reconsider their strategy and priorities.

Police supervises another brutal murder in D G Khan

Updated at: 2301 PST, Tuesday, October 12, 2010

DG KHAN: Geo News has received another video of a brutal torture in front of area police on an accused by a group, Geo News reported Tuesday.

Police shot the alleged killer in police station and handed over him to the family of the deceased who later stoned him to death and dragged the body to a place where they burn it.

Hafiz Abdullah, father of 13, killed a person during a spat.

A large number of people gathered to watch these atrocious scenes and markets of the area were shut. Area police remained a spectator. DSP Chandio, who supervised this horrific activity, was still working.

Source: The News, 12 October 2010
http://www.thenews.com.pk/latest-news/2814.htm

Murder of leader in Choti Zirin

Friday, March 19, 2010
By our correspondent

Source: The News

DERA GHAZI KHAN: An angry mob burnt alive a banned outfit leader, who murdered a leader and his father while injuring another, after storming the Choti Zirin police station on Thursday.

Hafiz Abdullah, the banned Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) district secretary general, killed local leader Naseem Abbas, injured his father Haji Ghulam Rasool and Matloob Hussain, a Post Office official, with a dagger and firing.

Haji Ghulam Rasool was shifted to the DHQ Hospital. He was referred to the Nishtar Hospital Multan due to his critical condition where he died. After the incident, Hafiz Abdullah courted arrest at the police station.

Later, dozens of protestors gathered at the Traffic Chowk, stormed the police station and dragged him out by tying a rope to his neck and foot. They burnt him alive and refused to hand over his body to the police. The protestors also damaged the police station and two vehicles while the record was also burnt.

Tension gripped the town while a heavy contingent of police was called from other districts to control the situation. Meanwhile, traders observed a complete shutdown in protest against the incident.

Locals told The News that the police seemed helpless in controlling the violence. Commissioner Hassan Iqbal, PRO Ahmad Mubarik and other police officers reached the spot. A heavy contingent of police was called from other districts which sealed the city and no one was allowed to enter or leave the city. The autopsy could not be carried out on the two bodies till the filing of this report. The police said that the case would be registered after the autopsy.

http://www.thenews.com.pk/print1.asp?id=229888

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Mob burns murderer
Published: March 19, 2010

(Source: Nawaiwaqt / The Nation)

DERA GHAZI KHAN – While protesting the murder of Shia leader, Naseem Abbas, an unruly crowd allegedly burnt alive the accused at Chotti Zirin on Thursday.

The sources concerned said that tension gripped the city after Hafiz Abdullah, a member of a banned organisation, had allegedly killed Naseem Abbas, at his cloth shop besides injuring two persons including the father of the deceased, Ghulam Rasool, and postmaster Matloob Hussain.

Later when Hafiz surrendered himself to police, the relatives of deceased attacked the police station and took him away from custody. In retribution, they set him on fire at the main chowk, killing him on the spot. They also damaged the police vehicles and other official record.
However, the law enforcement agencies reached the spot and brought the situation under control.

http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Politics/19-Mar-2010/Mob-burns-murderer

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  • A Geo-inspired French type Revolution:) Joan of Arc [Male Version] is already online:) A report from Asian Human Rights Commission on GEO TV: PAKISTAN: Two persons murdered after an anchor person proposed the widespread lynching of Ahmadi sect followers ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-203-2008 http://www.ahrchk.net/ua/mainfile.php/2008/2999/ PAKISTAN: No action taken against Geo TV presenter who incited Muslims to murder members of Pakistan minority on air FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AHRC-STM-244-2008 September 18, 2008 A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission – PAKISTAN: No action taken against Geo TV presenter who incited Muslims to murder members of Pakistan minority on air http://www.ahrchk.net/statements/mainfile.php/2008statements/1694/

  • Ahmadi massacre silence is dispiriting – The virtual conspiracy of silence after the murder of 94 Ahmadis in Pakistan exposes the oppression suffered by the sect
    Declan Walsh guardian.co.uk, Monday 7 June 2010 14.59 BST http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belief/2010/jun/07/ahmadi-massacre-silence-pakistan?showallcomments=true#end-of-comments

    Candles were lit by members of a civil society for victims of the attack on the Ahmadiyya sect in Lahore. Photograph: KM Chaudary/AP
    I often find myself defending Pakistan against the unbidden prejudices of the outside world. No, Islam is not the cause of terrorism. Yes, the Taliban is a complex phenomenon. No, Imran Khan is not a major political figure.

    This past week, though, I am silent. The massacre of 94 members of the minority Ahmadiyya community on May 28 has exposed something ugly at the heart of Pakistan – its laws, its rulers, its society.

    It’s not the violence that disturbs most, gut-churning as it was. During Friday prayers two teams of attackers stormed Ahmadiyya mosques in the eastern city of Lahore. They fired Kalashnikovs from minarets, chucked grenades into the crowds, exploded their suicide vests.

    As the massacre unfolded, a friend called – his father-in-law, a devout Ahmadi, was inside one of the besieged mosques. The family, glued to live television coverage, were sick with worry.

    Two hours later, my friend’s relative emerged alive. But many of his friends – old men, including a retired general and former judge – were dead.

    The killers were quickly identified as “Punjabi Taliban” – a loose collective of local extremists with ties to the tribal belt. This was unsurprising. More dispiriting, however, was the wider reaction.

    Human rights groups reacted with pre-programmed outrage; otherwise there was a virtual conspiracy of silence. A dribble of protesters attended street protests against the attack in Lahore and Karachi; eleven people showed up in Islamabad.

    The normally vociferous media were unusually reticent. Commentators expressed dismay at the violence, but few dared voice support for the Ahmadiyya community itself. Politicians turned yellow.

    Few visited the bereaved; still today, the chief minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, has not visited the bullet-pocked mosques or offered compensation to the injured.

    In the national parliament, three brave female MPs crossed party lines to propose a resolution condemning the attacks, in the face of massive indifference. The motion passed, just.

    The reticence is rooted in law and history. Ahmadis believe that Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, a 19th century Punjabi cleric, was the messiah sent by God – a notion that deeply offends orthodox Muslims for whom Muhammad, who lived in 7th-century Arabia, is the final prophet.

    The problem is that the state has taken sides in this religious argument. Since the 1970s, civilian and military governments have passed laws enshrining the discrimination against Ahmadis, today thought to number about 4 million in Pakistan.

    And so they live in the shadows of society. Under the law, Ahmadis may not call themselves Muslims and may not refer to their places of worship as “mosques”. Orthodox Muslims applying for a passport must sign a statement deriding Ahmad as an “imposter”.

    Any Ahmadi who defies these edicts can be sentenced to death; in 2009, 37 were charged under the blasphemy laws and 57 under Ahmadi-specific laws.

    This state-directed discrimination has caused prejudice to soak into the bones of even well-educated Pakistanis. It is acceptable to denigrate Ahmadis as “agents of foreign powers” such as the CIA and Raw, India’s intelligence service.

    In 2008 a prominent preacher on Geo, the country’s largest channel, suggested that right-minded Muslims should kill Ahmadis. Within 48 hours two Ahmadis had been lynched. The television presenter has prospered. Reference: PAKISTAN: No action taken against Geo TV presenter who incited Muslims to murder members of Pakistan minority on air AHRC-STM-244-2008
    September 18, 2008 http://www.ahrchk.net/statements/mainfile.php/2008statements/1694/ PAKISTAN: Two persons murdered after an anchor person proposed the widespread lynching of Ahmadi sect followers ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-203-2008 10 September 2008 http://www.ahrchk.net/ua/mainfile.php/2008/2999/

    Last year a banner appeared outside the high court in Lahore, declaring “Jews, Christians and Ahmadis are enemies of Islam”. Few complained.

    The silence that followed the Ahmadi killings was broken last week by a tsunami of outrage at the Israeli commando raids on boats headed for Gaza. Commentators and politicians fulminated at the treatment of the Palestinians – a minority that suffers state-sanctioned, religiously driven discrimination. Nobody got the irony.

    It makes one realise how small the constituency of true liberals is in Pakistan – not Pervez Musharraf-style liberals, who drink whisky and attend fashion shows, but people who believe the state should cherish all citizens equally. That, after all, was the publicly expressed desire of Pakistan’s founder, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, 63 years ago. Today it lies in tatters.

  • Very Well done Sarah Khan..!
    GEO bringing in Yahoodi Deobandi Agenda in Pakistaan.

  • Geo has got suspicious pro Taliban people as Anchors like Hamid Mir
    by the way what is the outsome of that so called investigating against Hamid Mir after alleged involvement in Khalid Khawja´s Murder, after being exposed Mir all of the sudden became Pro Demiocracy and tried to find shelter under umbrella of his relations with some parliamentarians

    I do not know what is Mir’s position now as I do not watch his programme anymore, he is a hypocrite of third degree

    I do not wonder if such meeting between SSP and Geo took place in presence of some ISI mentor of terrorists

  • @waqas, Such meetings usually do not trail any evidence; however, a senior level employee in Geo sent us an email providing this and other personal information about MSR which we decided not to release.

  • Sarah Khan says: – October 13, 2010 at 5:30 am @waqas, Such meetings usually do not trail any evidence; however, a senior level employee in Geo sent us an email providing this and other personal information about MSR which we won’t release.
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    Here are some clues of such contacts of MSR with the Establishment but do read Kamran Khan’s story filed 11 years ago: Nowadays “Kamran Khan, Jang Group of Newspapers, GEO TV, and The News International “advising” Nawaz Sharif for the Long March whereas 11 Years ago read what Kamran Khan had filed in The News International/Daily Jang. and Watch the Video of Former DG IB Mr. Iqbal Niazi. General (R) Ziauddin Butt & Kamran Khan’s Intellectual Dishonesty. http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2010/10/general-r-ziauddin-butt-kamran-khans.html

  • Despite of losing thousands of innocent lives in the war against terror he fails to see any presence of Taliban or religious extremism? No matter what happens they will live in a state of denial for they are too scared to face the reality which is destroying every fragment our society

  • (This video was provided to Ansar Abbasi by the area commander of the ISI, which was then passed on to Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman):

    … both police officials were absolved of the murder in departmental inquiries.

    It is said that the footage shown by TV channels on Tuesday was a part of police inquiries.

    Before this incident, police were suspicious of Abdullah’s activities and monitoring his movement.

    Different TV channels aired the footage of the entire incident.

    Regional Police Officer Ahmad Mubarak Ahmad said the footage could incite sectarian violence in the district.

    DSP Iqbal, who is currently serving in Dera Ghazi Khan town, said there was nothing new in the footage and he had been absolved during departmental inquiries.

    http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/the-newspaper/front-page/video-showing-mob-justice-surfaces-300

  • جیو اگر بہت بڑا اسلامی بنتا ہے تو اپنے چنل پر گانے ،ڈانس اور جن اشتہارات میں یہ سب کچھ ہوتا ہے ان سب پر پابندی لگایے اور پہلے اپنے گروپ میں خلافت اور اسلامی بنے

  • PML-N: Nawaz Sharif exposed Watch Documentaries on Nawaz Sharif’s links with Extremist Elements – Alas! our Mullahs Politicans have always been hypocrites. The paper on Jamat-e-Islami Website was written by Former Senator Khursheed Ahmed – JI against Nawaz Sharif. What kind of National Conference is this wherein a Party [Jamat-e-Islami] is supporting a Leaders [Nawaz Sharif – PML-N] against whom they carry very negative remarks on their very own website. May Allah help Restore the Judiciary Movement when the Movement have supporters like Jamat-e-Islami. Prof. Khurshid Ahmad of JI in his paper had basically attacked on Nawaz Sharif’s Integrity with the Country: Chagatai Khan: National Conference, Qazi Hussain Ahmed and Jamat-e-Islami – 1 http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2009/03/national-conference-qazi-hussain-ahmed.html

    Watch Documentaries on Nawaz Sharif’s links with Extremist Elements – Which Statement of Qazi Hussain Ahmed [Jamat-e-Islami Chief] for Nawaz Sharif is to be taken seriously the one which he gave while participating in The National Conference for the Restoration of Judiciary [1] or shall we believe these statment of Qazi Hussain Ahmed on Nawaz Sharif, Chagatai Khan: National Conference, Qazi Hussain Ahmed and Jamat-e-Islami – 2
    http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2009/03/national-conference-qazi-hussain-ahmed_04.html

  • Media is a crucial pillar of the state at the moment. They need to promote secular and tolerance in Pakistan rather than all this shown above.

  • جمہوریت سے جو تم محبت کرو۔۔۔

    تو لازِم جیو پہ تم لعنت کرو۔۔۔

    جو نہ ہو وطن میں لسانی فساد۔۔۔

    تو صوبوں پہ یوں نہ سیاست کرو۔۔۔

    میرے مُلک میں ہے مُصیبت کڑی۔۔

    نہ لاشوں کی تُم یہ سیاست کرو۔۔۔

    جو شوقِ سیاست سے مجبور ہو!

    تو لاشوں پر خود کی سیاست کرو۔۔۔

    سنبھل اؤ بِکاؤ یہودی نسل۔۔۔۔!

    نہ جوتے کی تُم یہ شرارت کرو۔۔۔

    صحافی تو ہوتا ہے آوازِ خلق

    میراثی بنو، مت صحافت کرو۔۔

    جو چندا پے تھوکے وہ مُنہ کو بچائے۔۔۔

    نہ چہرے پہ اپنے غلاظت کرو۔۔۔

    جمہوریت سے جو تم محبت کرو۔۔۔

    تو لازِم جیو پہ تم لعنت کرو۔۔۔

  • Why is Geo (and other brainless, copy cat elements of Pakistani media) presenting a notorious terrorist as a hero.

    Why don’t they, as well, reveal the real story of what happened to Riaz Basra and also to Nanno Goraya.

    Ansar Abbasi, himself a member of Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan, played a key role in misreporting of Nanno Goraya’s murder by Gujranwala Police:

    Some resources on the Nanno Goraya case

    Ansar Abbasi: LHC judge accused of close links to underworld – Nanno Goraya’s statement? or Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification?
    http://criticalppp.com/archives/914

    Ansar Abbasi, “The Corrupt Judge”, DIG Gujranwala, PFUJ and the followers of Goebbels – By Abbas Ather
    http://criticalppp.com/archives/959

    The SP of Gujranwala police, Mr Athar Waheed, the other side.
    http://criticalppp.com/archives/1091

  • @Abdul, remember how the “confession” of Nannu Goraya came into the hands of Ansar Abbasi even quoting songs in Dubai’s night clubs! I feel that the liar called Ansar Abbasi was only targetting Bilal Khan and the Dogar led judiciary. And off course, everyone believed him. Just a few days later Nannu was killed.

  • shia ki ma ko lun mai bhee bomb maroon tumhari dul dul ki gand mai lund maroon tum sab shia santrion kutyy or randay kay bachoo tum saab ki ma ko lun pakistan ko keya tamsha bana liyaa hay kafir ki oldoo yaziz tu tum sab ka baap hay behn chud islam mai kahan likha hay kay matum karo or bazaroon mai auratoon or randioon ko eik saath ghumao mader chud shia ma ka lun bhen kuch saaly tumhary maa ki chut chatoon sabeel mai apna lund daloon phier tumhari ma ko daloon

    ……..

    IP Address of the Commenter:

    P address: 161.74.11.24
    IP country code: GB
    IP address country: United Kingdom
    IP address state: London, City of
    IP address city: London
    IP address latitude: 51.5002
    IP address longitude: -0.1262
    ISP of this IP: University of Westminster
    Organization: University of Westminster
    Host of this IP: tigger-outbound.wmin.ac.uk
    Local time in United Kingdom: 2010-10-14 11:39
    ……….

    Note for editors: Please do not delete the above comment. It is a specimen of the mindset that is being supported by the likes of Hamid Mir, Ansar Abbasi and Imran Khan. Thanks.

    Perhaps, the law enforcement agencies in the UK may wish to monitor this chap’s activities (currently located in the University of Westminster)

  • Chief Qazi of Punjabi Taliban (CJ of Lahore High Court) while ignoring the murder of Nanno Goraya in Gujranwala has taken suo moto notice of mob killing of an assassin, terrorist mullah of Sipah-e-Sahaba Mullah Abdullah.

    پولیس کی موجودگی میں قتل، عدالتی نوٹس

    لاہور ہائی کورٹ کے چیف جسٹس نےواقعہ کا از خود نوٹس لیا ہے

    پاکستان کے صوبہ پنجاب کے شہر ڈیرہ غازی خان میں پولیس کی موجودگی میں قتل کے ایک ملزم پر تشدد کر کے ہلاک اور پھر لاش کو گھسیٹنے کے واقعے کا لاہور ہائی کورٹ کے چیف جسٹس خواجہ محمد شریف نے از خود نوٹس لیا ہے۔

    عدالت میں اس معاملے کی سماعت سنیچر کو کی جائے گی۔

    لاہور ہائی کورٹ کے چیف جسٹس نے ڈی پی او ڈیرہ غازی خان، متعلقہ ڈی ایس پی اور متعلقہ تھانے کے ایس ایچ او کوعدالت میں حاضر ہونے کا حکم دیا ہے۔

    یہ واقعہ چند ماہ پہلے ہوا تاہم اس واقعے کی ویڈیو حال ہی میں ٹی وی چینلوں پر نشر کیے جانے کے بعد لاہور ہائی کورٹ کے چیف جسٹس نے اس واقعے کا از خود نوٹس لیا ہے۔

    اس واقعے میں ڈیرہ غازی خان کے علاقے چوٹی زیریں میں ایک زیر حراست قتل کے ملزم حافظ عبیداللہ کو تھانے میں گولی مار کر زخمی حالت میں مقتول کے ورثا کے سپرد کیا گیا تھا۔ بعد ان افراد نے تشدد کر کے ملزم کو ہلاک کر دیا اور اس کی لاش کو آگ لگا دی۔ لاش کو موٹر سائیکل سے باندھ کر گھسیٹا بھی گیا تھا۔

    اس سے پہلے سیالکوٹ میں د وبھائیوں بھی بھی تشدد کرکے قتل کردیا گیا تھا

    ویڈیو فوٹیج میں دیکھایا گیا ہے کہ جس وقت یہ واقعہ ہوا تو علاقے کے لوگوں نے دکانیں بند کر دیں اور چھتوں پر کھڑے ہو کر اس ہولناک منظر کو دیکھا۔ واقعے کے وقت پولیس افسران وہاں موجود تھے اور لوگ پولیس والوں کو کاندھوں پر اٹھاتے رہے اور شاباش دیتے رہے۔

    پاکستان میں پولیس کی موجودگی میں کسی شخص کو تشدد سے ہلاک کرنے اور اس کی لاش کی بے حرمتی کرنے کا یہ واحد واقعہ نہیں ہے کچھ عرصہ پہلے سیالکوٹ میں بھی مشتعل ہجوم نے دو سگے بھائیوں کو ہلاک کر دیا تھا۔

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/urdu/pakistan/2010/10/101014_police_court_notice.shtml

    CJ-LHC takes suo moto notice of burning a murderer accused overtly
    Upadated on: 14 Oct 10 03:02 PM

    Staff Report

    LAHORE: The Chief Justice (CJ) of Lahore High Court (LHC) has taken suo moto notice of burning a murderer accused overtly in the presence of police in Dera Ghazi Khan.

    LHC’s CJ Khwaja Sharif has summoned DPO Dera Ghazi Khan and SHO of Choti Zairin Police Station to appear before court on Friday.

    A few days ago, a banned outfit’s activist, Hafiz Abdullah, had been arrested by police for an alleged murder.

    Later on, angry people of the area killed him in police custody before burning his corpse publicly.

    A few days later, a video of the brutal burning surfaced in the public; LHC took suo moto notice after the media gave it coverage. SAMAA

    http://www.samaa.tv/News26554-CJLHC_takes_suo_moto_notice_of_burning_a_murderer_accused_overtly.aspx

    ……….

    It is a classical example of the alliance between pro-Taliban media and pro-Taliban judiciary in Pakistan.

  • Seven terrorists of Sipah-e-Sahaba / Punjabi Taliban arrested from Bahawalpur.

    بہاولپور: سات شدت پسند گرفتار

    حساس اداروں کے دفاتر کو کئی متربہ حملوں کا نشانہ بنایا گیا ہے

    ملتان میں مبینہ طور پر حساس ادارےکلِک آئی ایس آئی کے ہیڈ کواٹر پر حملے اور دہشت گردی کی دیگر وارداتوں میں ملوث سات شدت پسندوں کو بہاولپور پولیس نے بدھ اور جمعرات کی درمیانی شب گرفتار کیا ہے۔

    پولیس کے مطابق گرفتار ہونے والے ان افراد کا تعلق لشکر جھنگوی گروپ تحریک طالبان سے ہے اور یہ ملتان میں وزیر اعظم یوسف رضا گیلانی کی رہائش گاہ پر حملے کی منصوبے بندی بھی کر رہے تھے۔

    دوران تفتیش ان افراد نے انکشاف کیا کہ ان کا اگلا ہدف ملتان میں وزیر اعظم یوسف رضا گیلانی کی رہائش گاہ ہونی تھی۔اس کے علاوہ وزیر خارجہ شاہ محمود قریشی اور وفاقی وزیر مذہبی امور احمد سعید کاظمی بھی ان کا نشانہ تھے
    بی بی سی کی مناء رانا سے بات کرتے ہوئے ڈسٹرکٹ پولیس آفیسر (ڈی پی او) بہاولپور بابر بخت قریشی نے بتایا کہ گرفتار مبینہ شدت پسندوں کی عمریں پندرہ سے سینتیس برس کے درمیان ہیں اور انہیں پولیس مقابلے کے بعد بہاولپور کے نواحی علاقے احمد پور شرقیہ سے گرفتار کیا گیا۔

    گرفتار ہونے والے ان سات افراد کے سربراہ کا نام عبدالرحیم طلحہ جبکہ دیگر افراد میں حافظ سلیمان، محمد افضل، مفتی حسین،سجاد احمد، محمد سلیم اور بلال شامل ہیں۔ان میں سے ایک مفتی حسین کے بارے میں ان کا کہنا ہے کہ وہ پی ایچ ڈی کی ڈگری رکھتے ہیں۔

    ڈی پی او بہاولپور بابر بخت قریشی نے بتایا کہ ان افراد سے بھاری اسلحہ بھی برآمد ہوا جس میں کلاشنکوف، پسٹلز اور ہینڈ گرینیڈ شامل ہیں۔

    ان کا کہنا تھا کہ گرفتار ہونے والے ان افراد سے جب تفتیش کی گئی تو انہوں نے انتہائی اہم انکشافات کیے جس میں پچھلے سال دسمبر میں ملتان میں آئی ایس آئی کی عمارت پر ہونے والے خود کش حملہ شامل ہے جس میں متعدد افراد ہلاک اور زخمی ہوئے تھے۔

    ان مبینہ دہشت گردوں نے دوران تفتیش پولیس کو بتایا کہ ایک ڈکیتی کے دوران انہوں نے ایک ہی خاندان کے پانچ افراد کو ہلاک کیا اور ملتان کے نواحی علاقے جلال پور پیر والا میں میورات کی ایک دکان کو لوٹا اور اس کے گارڈ کو ہلاک کیا تھا۔

    ان مبینہ دہشت گردوں نے دوران تفتیش پولیس کو بتایا کہ ایک ڈکیتی کے دوران انہوں نے ایک ہی خاندان کے پانچ افراد کو ہلاک کیا اور ملتان کے نواحی علاقے جلال پور پیر والا میں میورات کی ایک دکان کو لوٹا اور اس کے گارڈ کو ہلاک کیا تھا۔
    ڈی پی او بہاولپور کا کہنا ہے کہ دوران تفتیش ان افراد نے انکشاف کیا کہ ان کا اگلا ہدف ملتان میں وزیر اعظم یوسف رضا گیلانی کی رہائش گاہ ہونی تھی۔اس کے علاوہ وزیر خارجہ شاہ محمود قریشی اور وفاقی وزیر مذہبی امور احمد سعید کاظمی بھی ان کا نشانہ تھے۔

    بابر بخت قریشی کے مطابق دوران تفتیش ان مبینہ شدت پسندوں سے معلوم ہوا کہ ان کا سرغنہ قاری عبید اللہ عرف قاری عمران ہے جو اس وقت پاکستان کے شمالی علاقے میران شاہ میں موجود ہے۔ان کی شدت پسندانہ کارروائیوں کو میران شاہ سے مدد دی جا رہی ہے جبکہ یہ تمام افراد علاقہ غیر سے تربیت حاصل کر کے آئے ہیں اور ان سات افراد میں سے دو کم عمر لڑکوں کو خود کش حملوں کے لیے تیار کیا گیا ہے۔

    ڈی پی او کے مطابق پولیس نے کئی ہفتوں کی کوششوں کے بعد انہیں گرفتار کیا اور جب پولیس نے ان پر حملہ کیا تو یہ تیار نہیں تھے اس لیے وہ زیادہ مزاحمت نہ کر سکے۔ اس کارروائی میں نہ تو کوئی پولیس اہلکار اور نہ ہی کوئی شدت پسند زخمی ہوا۔

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/urdu/pakistan/2010/10/101014_terrorists_arrested_as.shtml

    Seven LJ men planning high profile killings arrested

    Thursday, 14 Oct, 2010

    Some of the suspects arrested are believed to have taken part in last year’s attack on the ISI in Multan. — Photo by Reuters
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    MULTAN: Police said Thursday they have foiled a plot to kill the country’s prime minister, foreign minister and other senior police, army and government officials by arresting a group of seven militants in central Pakistan’s Bahawalpur district.

    Senior police official Abid Qadri said authorities learned about the plot during an initial interrogation of militants, who were arrested late Wednesday after a shootout near a village in the district.

    The militants opened fire when police tried to pull the suspects’ car over for a routine check, Qadri said. Nobody was wounded or killed in the shooting, but two men managed to escape, he said.

    ”We have averted several high-profile attacks by arresting these terrorists,” he told The Associated Press.

    The men are all part of Lashkar-i-Jhangvi, which is a banned militant group linked to both the Taliban and al-Qaeda, Qadri said. The group has been blamed for attacking minority Shia worship places and killing Shias across Pakistan.

    Some of the suspects arrested Wednesday are believed to have taken part in last year’s attack on the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in Multan that killed 12 people, Qadri said.

    He did not say how far along the men were in their alleged plot to kill Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and the others.

    Qadri said the suspects also had plans to attack a key dam, a bridge and military installations. — AP

    http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/pakistan/04-lj-men-arrested-high-profile-attacks-qs-07

  • 7 TTP men arrested over plot to kill Gilani, Qureshi
    PTI | 08:10 PM,Oct 14,2010
    M Zulqernain Lahore, Oct 14 (PTI) Pakistani police today claimed to have arrested seven members of the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan who had plans to attack Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and senior security officials.The arrested men were involved in an attack on the Inter-Services Intelligence agency”s office in Multan and the murder of members of the minority Shia sect, police officials said.Regional police chief Abid Qadri of Bahawalpur district in Punjab province told reporters that a police team had arrested Mufti Munawar Hussain, Abdur Rahim alias Talha, Muhammad Afzal, Hafiz Suleman, Muhammad Bilal, Sajjad Ahmed and Muhammad Salim from a village in Ahmadpur Sharikia for their links with the Taliban.”The accused had plans to target Prime Minister Gilani at his camp office in Multan. They were also planning to destroy the Taunsa Barrage,” he said.Multan is the hometown of Gilani and Foreign Minister Qureshi.Qadri said the terror suspects were active members of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and had subsequently joined hands with the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan.He said they were behind an attack on the ISI office in Multan last year that killed 12 people and the recent murder of five Shias.Officials said the accused were being interrogated by security agencies at an undisclosed location.

    http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/7-ttp-men-arrested-over-plot-to-kill-gilani-qureshi/413732.html

  • JANG GROUP ON MIAN NAWAZ SHARIF : [DOCUMENTARIES] The cassette also included the following dialogue between Mir Shakil and Senator Saifur Rahman: “Mir Shakil: The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal has given verdict in our favour. “Saif: This was because of our leniency. We did not give him (chairman of the tribunal) the instructions. If we had given him the instructions, even his father could not have given that decision.” Regarding the character of IT Tribunal Chairman Mujibullah Siddiqui, Mir Shakil said that he was an honest officer and had enjoyed enviable reputation for his integrity. This was a fact endorsed by senior lawyers, who had come to hear Mir Shakil’s press conference. During the recorded meetings, Senator Saif and Information Minister Mushahid Hussain were heard demanding favours from the Jang Group on policies regarding the governor’s rule in Sindh, the Shariah Bill and the economic policies. The government functionaries were heard as saying that 14 people on senior positions both in the Jang and The News should be removed. The journalists included Maleeha Lodhi, Kamila Hayat, Irshad Ahmad Haqqani, Mahmood Sham, Kamran Khan, Abid Tahami, Marghoob, Khawar, Aftab Iqbal and others. Conspiracy: Kamran Khan, Farooq Laghari, Sajjad Mir, Saifur Rehman & Media Trial of PPP. http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2009/11/conspiracy-kamran-khan-farooq-laghari.html

  • LAWLESSNESS: It has become a matter of routine, that the people do take the law into their own hands. Even prior to it, many incident had already taken place but due to lack of coverage in media, the same could not be taken notice of the same. The act of barbarism and brutality of killing of two youth brothers in Sialkot in presence of police by the mob is an example. Now extra judicial killing of Hafiz Abdullah in presence of police is an other act of barbarism which speaks volume against the present government and lawlessness. Although the courts are taking judicial notice of such incidents, yet in how much cases the courts will take judicial notice. It is the government which is duty bound to protect the lives and liberties of its citizens. Even for the sake of argument, it is assumed that Hafiz Abdullah was murderer, even then his extra judicial killing and then burning of his dead body cannot be endorsed, rather deserves to be severely condemned.
    SA Chaudhary Sialkot,

  • Amongst all this chaos we have positive perceptions to celebrate the evolving democracy, the building of schools and the development in areas which were neglected in the past. Pakistan is in a state of war and we cannot deny that, but we can take ownership of this war and confront those who propagate the religious hate and those who sympathize with the Taliban ideology. We have immense human capital and potential which is full of positivity which is an obstacle for Taliban to take over our nation.

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    Abdul Nishapuri

    Seven terrorists of Sipah-e-Sahaba / Punjabi Taliban arrested from Bahawalpur.

    What will happen , Khawja Sharif Court would release them and then will be provided opportunity to accomplish their terrorist mission..

    LHC has already released many LJ/SSP terrorists and reember that Rana Sana has alliance with LJ/SSP and he is law minister

    until Rana Sana Ullah remain as Law Minister and Khawja Sharif as CJ, terrorists have nothing to be afraid of..

  • This is rubbish. Non-sence. Let me tell you why:

    Mufti Muhammad Hanif Jallandhari: This man is teh genereal sectery of Wafaqul-madaris Pakistan, and has nothing to do with sipahe sahaba

    Mufti Rafi Usmani: Son of the former mufti-e-azam (he was given this title officially) Mufti Taqi Uthmani.

    These are well-established scholars with no connection to any groups. This blog is clearly aimed at bashing all deobandies. Its important to see the contrasts and not generalize.

    Its not Sipahe Sahaba. Its name have changed to Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat Pakistan. You clearly need to update your facts

  • Men ye kehna chahta hon k Ye loag jo PPP ki democratic policy ka ghalt faida utha rahe hen, apne hasad ki aag en ko bethne nhe deti. En ko mirchi lag gai he k ek Sindhi President Ku ban gaya.
    In logon ki etni himmat barh gai he k President ki personality pe hamla krte hen. En k liye ek Bara danda hona chahye , phir bhe baaz na aayen KHUSOOSI TAUR PE TO KKKKAAAAAMMMMMMMRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNN KHAN ko Danda de kr es ko mulk se ghaseet k bahir phenk diya jaye……… Kameena kaheen ka…… Etni Musharraf ki tazleel bhe nhe krta tha jitni ZARDARI sb ki kr rha he.

  • Pakistanio……….
    Pakistan Banaya Sindhi Leaders ne
    Atom Bomb Sindhi ne diya
    Democracy Sindhiyon ke KHOON se aayee
    Jobs bhe Sindhi leaders dete hen

    To phir ye kuttay jo khud Awam ka Nahaq Khoon karane me mulawis hen Terrorists se to har martaba Bhonkna shuroo kr dete hen k PPP Govt k Kabil nhe……. KU??????
    Es liye k ye sab Black mallers hen….. En ki Blackmalling me PPP nhe aati k Khud bhe Khao aur hamen bhe hissa do…………..
    PPP sirf Development karati he…….. AAP khud samjho k Etne baray Disasters ko face krna kitna Mushkil tha.
    Terrorists se nipatna kitna Dushwar he…….
    Aap khud fesla karo k Kharabi Kahan he…….
    Dushman ki propaganda pe na jana…………..

  • INCIDENT OF VIOLENCE AND ARREST OF ACCUSED MAJOR ® PERVAIZ IQBAL IN SESSIONS COURT PREMISES, SIALKOT.
    Sir,
    With all due reverence, I submit as under:-
    1. That on 4.1.2012 one person namely Major (R) Pervaiz Iqbal accused of case FIR No.435/11 of P.S. Civil Line Sialkot appeared before the court of Mr.Asmat Ullah Niazi, Additional Sessions Judge, Sialkot in connection with his pre-arrest bail petition and his interim bail was extended till 16th January, 2012. When I alongwith the said accused/petitioner was coming out of the court, he was way laid by the police officials and when asked as to why the police officials were doing so, not only Pervaiz Iqbal but I was also pushed away and in this process other lawyers were also manhandled. It is shocking to note that the police officials who were being supervised by Malik Mobashar SHO and a number of persons without uniform out of whom some were having shoes, gave merciless beating to Pervaiz Iqbal in court premises and caused terror and panic amongst public in general. Pervaiz Iqbal was dragged and put in police vehicle and was taken to police station Civil Lines, Sialkot.
    2. That fortunately by that time, the Worthy District and Sessions Judge, Sialkot was present in the court and he witnessed through court windows the aforesaid unruly mob and noise of violence by a large number of persons. There and then large number of lawyers also approached the learned District and Sessions Judge, Sialkot and complained against the aforesaid act.
    3. That the Worth District and Sessions Judge, Sialkot wrote a letter to the District Police Officer, Sialkot on the subject bearing No.14 dated:4.1.2012 with the following observations:
    “The matter is reported to you for obvious reason that the police party was supposed to restrain from arresting any accused within the premises of Sessions Court in keeping with the sanctity of courts. In case police is given free hand to arrest accused persons jwithin the premises of court in a coercive/aggressive manner, it is likely to encourage private parties to take the law into their own hands. If such practice is continued the public at large would be scared to approach the courts for vindication of their rights. It is, therefore, requested that an appropriate action must be taken at your end to redress the grievance of not only the parties but the respected members of Sialkot District Bar.”
    4. That subsequently the learned District and Sessions Judge, Sialkot was also pleased to constitute a committee consisting of one Additonal District and Sessions Judge and one Senior Civil Judge, Sialkot including senior members of Bar and the said committee also condemned the aforesaid act and also made certain recommendations for security in future within court premises.
    5. That it is pertinent to mention here that prior to the aforesaid incident, vide an order dated;19.12.2011 passed by W.P.No.28513/2011 titled Maj ® Pervaiz Iqbal Vs. The State etc. wherein DPO,Sialkot/SHO, Civil Line, Sialkot etc. were also respondents, the Hon’ble Lahore High Court has passed a direction that no illegal harassment shall be caused to the petitioner.
    6. That prior to the orders of the Hon’ble High Court, the aforesaid alleged accused also filed a petition under section 22-A/22-B Cr.P.C against the conduct of the police and showing apprehensions qua the illegal acts of the police, and the court of Mr.Asmat Ullah Khan Niazi, learned Addl;Sessions Judge, Sialkot passed an order datd:16.112.2011 specifically observed that the contention of the petitioner is also sound plausible that he should not be harassed or teased otherwise without due course of law by the respondents i.e DPO, SHO etc. Sialkot.
    7. That despite clear cut directions of the superior courts, the police while in league with private persons had taken the law into their own hands and floated the orders of the court.
    8. That I am not concerned with the merits of the case, I am only concerned with the sanctity of the courts and the manner, mode and registration of cases in which the police has acted and despite the fact the matter was brought into the notice of the DPO, Sialkot, no positive action seems to have been taken by the DPO, Sialkot and the matter has been taken in a very casual and perfunctory manner.
    9. That I am conscious of the fact that I am no body to write down this letter but intends to place my feelings before all the concerned with the ray hope that some positive action may be taken against the delinquent police officers/officials.

    It is also pointed out here that primafacie it appears that the Districtk Police Officer, Sialkot is playing in the hands of some influential persons of Sialkot and thus he is also after the aforesaid Retired major.

  • FUNNY AND FANTASTIC: After the August court of Pakistan has already made a decision against NRO and ordered for implementations of court orders and disobedience of order and contempt proceedings are pending against Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gallani, today P.M has said on a TV channel that he will resign if he is convicted by the court. This statement appears to be very funny and fantastic, if Prime Minister will be convicted, then how he could retain the office of P.M. It is the time that he should resign even prior to his conviction or otherwise as a charge is likely to be framed against him. If P.M is wise and has the courage, there is clear cut allegation against him that primafacie he is guilty of contempt of court and thus he should have resigned from the office of Prime Minister. It is also pointed out here that Prime Minister has declared in his speech today that there is exemplary development in the country. I want to weep over this statement. What kind of development this government has made???????????????Shame Shame.

  • AERIAL FIRING IN PRESENCE OF ALI MUSA, THE SON OF YOUSAF RAZA GALLANI PRIME MINISTER. Today I have seen on TV that today on election day, in presence of Ali Musa, the son of prime minster, one person was making aerial firing and no body was restraining him, rather all were enjoying. Moreso, many other people were also seen while making aerial firing at different places and even in presence of their leaders. It is also noted that many people had met death previously due to aerial firing. When all the highups and the police has witnessed these illegal acts, it is incumbant upon them to register cases against all those who are involved in this act. The provisons of section 337-H(ii) PPC are there, besides section 148/149 PPC.