Achakzai seeks Fazl’s fatwa on looting govt godowns

By: News Desk      Published: 11:49 PM, 19 Jan, 2021
Achakzai seeks Fazl’s fatwa on looting govt godowns

Mehmood Khan Achakzai of the Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) has made a request to Pakistan Democratic Movement President Fazlur Rehman to issue a fatwa permitting the poor to loot government godowns to quench their hunger.

“I make a request to Maulana sahib (Fazul Rehman) for issuing a fatwa to let the poor loot government godowns to appease their appetite,” he said in his address at the PDM public meeting in front of the Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday.

Markets and bazaars have foodstuff in abundance but beyond the reach of people, he said and claimed the religion too allows hungry people to have ‘haram meals to quench their hunger’.

Last Month, the PKMAP leader came under fire over his controversial remarks on the people of Lahore at a PDM rally. Since the launch of anti-government drive, PDM, he has been issuing such statements even on state organs.