ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideological Background (CII) has condemned the mob strike as well as desecration of a holy place of the Hindu neighborhood in Bhong Sharif.
The assault happened on August 4 yet the majority of the spiritual groups and religo-political parties have actually stopped working to condemn the incident initiated by a neighborhood cleric.
In a statement on Monday, the CII claimed: “Like the lives and also building of non-Muslim minorities staying in Pakistan, the security of their churches is the lawful responsibility of the state.”
The CII said no private or group can be permitted to damage and also pester non-Muslim neighborhoods in the country.
“Demolishing any one of their religious churches is a clear infraction of Islamic legislation and Pakistani law,” the statement claimed, adding that all perpetrators of this criminal offense should be prosecuted according to regulation.
The council invited the government’s choice to restore the destroyed holy place and commended the chief justice of Pakistan for taking a commendable action which was anticipated to bring about significant progression in bringing the evil aspects to justice.
The CII additionally admired the action taken by the Punjab government to detain the suspects.
The Constitution of Pakistan, in which minorities delight in religious freedom and all civil liberties, has actually been gone against, which the council highly condemns, the statement said.
The council likewise claimed Paigham-i-Pakistan was a crucial national paper which guaranteed the protection of lives as well as building of all non-Muslim residents as well as the defense of places of worship. However the assault on the holy place has actually also violated this paper, it included.
On the other hand, a senior member of the National Commission for Minorities stated eight such attacks have happened in the last two years in the nation.
“This is a serious problem and also in spite of a positive approach taken by the government and also authorities, mob assaults on temples have enhanced,” the participant stated, adding that there was a need to award harsh penalty to those associated with such attacks.