LAHORE – Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, who is in hot water due to his alleged pro-Ahmedi statement, has said that political rivals had framed him in the issue.
“My statement was misinterpreted intentionally without knowing its depth,” he said, adding that slandering someone is one of the major sins in Islam.
Saying “We call non-Muslims like Christians, Sikh our brothers, but the same cannot be used for Ahmedis”, the law minister said that the community cannot be given religious freedom even after declaring it minority like the others.
He said that those do not believe in Khatm-e-Nabuwwat could not be declared Muslims, adding that Ahmedis are not allowed to preach Islam by pretending themselves as Muslim.
“I consider Ahmedis more dangerous for Islam and Allah than other minorities,” he said.
Sanaullah expressed thsese views during a meeting with a 12-member delegation of Pakistan Ulema Council headed by Punjab region president Hafiz Muhammad Amjad.
The members of the delegation expressed satisfaction over the clarification of the law minister and called him true Muslim and completely believed in finality of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) in a joint statement.
They also said that the TV program was made controversial intentionally, adding that print media distorted the facts. They also called for staying away the sensitive issue from political rivalry.
At the end, the religious scholars informed the minister about their problems and urged him to make the registration process for Madrasas easy.