LAHORE: A petition seeking directives for Chiniot police to prevent the Ahmadiyya community from offering ritual sacrifice on Eidul Azha was disposed of by Lahore High Court with a directive for the DPO to proceed in the matter in accordance with law.
On receiving the order a few days before Eid, the DPO sought guidance from the inspector general of Punjab police. The DPO has yet to receive a response from the office of the IGP.
In the petition submitted on September 12, Nasir Mahmood, a Faisal Town resident, had submitted that he had read in an online newspaper published by the community that sacrificial animals would be slaughtered on the Eid day at Chenabnagar. He said that the Constitution did not allow the Ahmadiyya community to sacrifice animals on Eidul Azha. He had requested the court to direct Chiniot police to prevent the community from sacrificing animals.Read more