Police arrest cleric from Dhoda village
KOHAT: The police have arrested a cleric from Dhoda village here for allegedly delivering controversial sermons by propagating wrong interpretation of the holy Quran and maligning a certain school of thought.
Officials said that the local ulema had been complaining against one Maulana Ishaq for starting a campaign against Hanafia school of thought and wrongly interpreting verses of the holy Quran during sermons at a mosque.
They said that intelligence reports had also confirmed Mr Ishaq`s activities and ulema had informed the district coordination officer about his alleged hate campaign against certain ulema.
The officials said that the administration arrested him under 5 MPO for causing unrest in the society and maligning the religion. However, they said a case was yet to be registered against him.