Lahore court grants bail to Muslim cleric's sons in madrassa student sexual abuse case

    27-Jun-2021   
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A session court in Lahore in Pakistan granted bail to the Muslim cleric's sons in the madrassa student sexual abuse case. The court granted bail to three sons of Muslim cleric and former Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Mufti Azizur Rehman till June 30.
 
Lahore court grants bail  
 
Accused Mufti Aziz-ur-Rehman. Picture Punjab IG Inam Ghani.
 
A day after the arrest from Mianwali along with his sons, Mufti Azizur Rehman had confessed to sexually assaulting a student during interrogation, police informed.
 
Speaking to Dawn, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) investigations Shariq Jamal Khan said that the cleric had confessed that the incident's video, which went viral on social media a few days ago, had featured him and was secretly filmed by the student who was being sexually abused, ANI reported.
 
The student had said Rehman sexually abused him, while the cleric's sons started blackmailing and threatening to kill him.
 
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