An Ahmadi community place of worship (Mosque) in Punjab province, in south-eastern Pakistan, was partially smashed on 25 October, the latest subject in Pakistan’s campaign against the tiny Muslim Ahmadi minority.
Assistant Commissioner of Hasilpur, Mohammad Tayyab led the Friday operation which saw the destruction of the Mosque’s Mihrab. He was accompanied by the Police officers and officials from Bladia, the local development authority.
Mohammad Tayyab, Assistant Commissioner of Hasilpur, led the Friday operation which saw the demolition of the Mosque’s Mihrab. He was with the Police officers and officials from municipal committee, the local development authority.
A representative for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Pakistan, Saleemuddin, confirmed the sad incident saying the Local Government & Community Development authority “damaged parts of the building without any notice”. He added that members of the Ahmadi community who film the illegal destruction were also falsely charged by Police officers.