Renowned Islamic scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani escapes assassination bid in Karachi

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Renowned Islamic scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani escapes assassination bid in Karachi

KARACHI – A bid to assassinate the former judge and renowned Islamic scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani has been foiled by a security guard on Thursday (today).

Reports in local media cited that an attempt to assassinate famous religious scholar and Vice-President Darul Uloom Mufti Taqi Usmani was foiled earlier today when an attacker was detained and handed over to the law enforcers in Karachi.

Senior Superintendent of Police Shah Jahan Pathan, told news outlet that a man asked Mufti Taqi Usmani for a separate meeting after the Fajar prayer today, as he requested the famous scholar to offer special prayer for him.

The suspect during the meeting approached the scholar while the guard restrained the attacker. The timely action of security guard saved Mufti Taqi.

Meanwhile, SSP further added that they are interrogating the accused from whom they have recovered a knife as well.