On Friday, Chief of his own faction of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Maulana Samiul Haq, was murdered in his residence in Bahria Town. He had had died an hour before he was taken to hospital. Investigations are being carried on to identify his killers. His medical report stated:
“The Maulana had expired an hour before being brought to Safari Hospital, located about 300 metres from his private residence. There was no bleeding from his body and his ECG was at zero level,”
A police team headed by Superintendent of Police (investigation) Dr Ghayas Gull has been configured to investigate the murder of the former senator.Sources stated that a police team was sent to Akora Khattak to interview the slain leader’s secretary, but they returned after they were assured of full cooperation by the Maulana’s sons.
The police team will be sent again to Akora Khattak within the next 72 hours.A source close to the investigation revealed that Maulana Sami’s secretary Syed Ahmed Shah left him alone in the bedroom and locked the main gate on the outside before leaving to fetch water from a nearby water filtration plant.
“My father received 10 to 12 cuts by a blunt weapon on his chest, face, heart, forehead, ear, shoulder and left cheek,” Maulana Sami-ul-Haq’s son stated. Furthermore, the authorities will formally begin the examination on Tuesday.