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Pakistan ministers booked for spreading religious hatred against Imran Khan

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan. (file photo)


The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province on Monday accused two senior Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) members of the country’s former prime minister Imran Khan for endangering his life by calling him a “non-Muslim” and inciting religious hatred against him. A case was registered against the ministers and officials of a government television channel.


The Green Town Police of Lahore has filed the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 against Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) ministers Maryam Aurangzeb and Mian Javed Latif and Pakistan Television (PTV) Managing Director Sohail Khan and Program Controller Rashid Baig on a complaint by a cleric. Registered an FIR under

According to the FIR, Latif had declared Khan, the chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), as a “facilitator of non-Muslim and minority Ahmadiyya community” at a press conference on September 14. It said that Latif held a press conference in collaboration with Information Minister Aurangzeb and PTV’s Managing Director and Program Controller.

It said, “By doing so these ministers and PTV officials spread hatred against PTI President Imran Khan and put his life in danger.

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