Maulana Samiul Haq’s supporters burn down Rashakai toll plaza

Updated:1 month, 2 weeks ago IST

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan), Nov 03 (ANI): Supporters of former Pakistan senator and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq burnt down Rashakai toll plaza in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on November 1. Haq was also known as the ‘Father of Taliban’. He was stabbed to death at his residence in Rawalpindi on November 1. Haq was elected as a senator in 1985 before he was again elected in 1991. His death came at a time when Pakistan is going through a volatile religious-political crisis over Supreme Court acquitting Asia Bibi in a blasphemy case.

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