Lal Masjid cleric booked for provocative speech

June 10th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Lahore, June 10 (ANI): A case has been registered against Lal Masjid cleric Abdul Aziz for delivering a provocative speech in Taunsa Sharif, a private TV channel ha reported.

According to the channel, Aziz - along with his family and son of former Lal Masjid deputy cleric Ghazi Abdul Rasheed - visited Hanfia Mirajul Uloom in Tibi Qisrani on June 5 and addressed a huge public gathering at 2pm on an invitation by the madrassa chief.

The Lal Masjid cleric blatantly opposed the Swat operation in his speech and appealed for aid for “victims” of the offensive.

He talked about the “philosophy of martyrdom” in his speech as the gathering shouted ‘long live Taliban’. (ANI)

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