Observing “Yom-ul-Hussain a.s.” (Day of Hussain a.s.) in Gilgit has become a crime, MWM leader Arif Qambri and 8 members of ISO have been arrested.

06 November 2016

Wahdat News (Gilgit) Provincial government of Gilgit-Baltistan has arrested the participants of the program under 3 MPO over the violation of ban of organizing programs of Yom ul Hussain (a.s.). Leader of Majlis Wahdat Muslimeen Gilgit-Baltistan Arif Qambri and 8 members of Imamia Studetns Organziaiton Gilgit division have been arrested.

According to sources, Imamia Students Organization organized a program of “Yom-ul-Hussain a.s.” with great love and respect, and this program was ended peacefully. After the program, Gilgit Police has arrested members of ISO Gilgit division from their homes.

A protest rally against the arrest of ISO activists by the administration was staged at Dinyor chowk. Thousands of protestors attended this rally. Protestors made demand that ban on organizing programs of “Yom-ul-Hussain a.s.” is illegal, which will not be accepted at all. Protestors made demand of the release of arrested persons.


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