Conviction of Ayatullah Sheikh Qassim in Bahrain

ISK stages protest in Kargil

SAJJAD HUSSAIN
Kargil, Publish Date: Jun 3 2017 1:16AM | Updated Date: Jun 3 2017 1:16AM
Conviction of Ayatullah Sheikh Qassim in BahrainGK Photo

Protests were held in Kargil on Friday against government of Bahrain for sentencing noted shia cleric and spiritual leader of Bahrain, Ayatullah Sheikh Qassim for one year imprisonment for alleged illegal collection of funds and money laundering. 

Hundreds of people under the banner of Anjuman-e-Jamiat e Ulema Islamia School Kargil (ISK) took to streets and staged protests. 

The protests erupted after Friday prayer from ISK premises. Marching through main Kargil market, the procession culminated at Islamia School Chowk. 

Addressing the protestors Shiekh Muhammad Hussain Muhammadi said, “we strongly condemn attack on Shiekh Issa Qasim’s followers in Bahrain”. 

On the occasion, Shiekh Ghulam Muhammad Shabani and Shiekh Asgar Zakiri also condemned Bahraini Alkhalifa regime over the crackdown .

During the protest, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali was also present.