ISLAMABAD: Senator Sirajul Haque, central ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami on Friday, led Namaz-e-Janaza of Syed Tufailur Rehman, a student of the International Islamic University, Islamabad , who was...
ISLAMABAD: Senator Sirajul Haque, central ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Friday, led Namaz-e-Janaza of Syed Tufailur Rehman, a student of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI), who was killed during a clash between two student organisations in the university campus on Thursday night. Tufailur Rehman, member of the Islami Jamiat-e-Tulba (IJT), was hit with bricks in his head by students’ mob when an education expo of IJT was heading towards conclusion. JI Central Naib Ameer Liaquat Baloch narrowly escaped firing when he just began his speech. However, two students standing on his two sides received bullets. The Namaz-e-Janaza, which was held on Kashmir Highway near the IIUI premises, was also attended by Muhammad Aamer, Nazim-e-Aaala IJT, Dr. Khalid, JI AJK ameer, Liaquat Baloch, JI Naib Ameer, Dr. Tariq Saleem, JI Ameer North Punjab and university students.
Addressing the gathering, the JI Ameer Sirajul Haque gave 48 hours deadline to the government to arrest all culprits involved in killing of Tufailur Rehman and injuring many others. The dead body of Tufailur Rehman, the youngest among brothers and sisters, had been sent to his native village near Gilgit for burial. His father Syed Jalaluddin is also Gilgit’s JI Naib Ameer.
In all 20 students hailing from Islamic United Students Federation (IUSF) have been nominated in the FIR registered with the Sabzi Mandi Police Station, Islamabad. Out of them, 16 have been arrested and sent on four-day physical remand by a court on Friday.
Meanwhile, large number of IJT activists held a rally at Punjab University, Lahore, on Friday against the killing of one of students at the at International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) the other day. The Jamiat activists also offered funeral prayers for the late Syed Tufail at the New Campus. A police contingent was deployed there.