|Sunday, 03 February 2013 14:53|
IRAN, ZAHEDAN- A prominent Sunni scholar, Molawi Abdullah Brahui, was assassinated by unknown miscreants on Friday, 1st Feb. 2013 in Zahedan city.
“SunniOnline” has reported some masked gunmen opened fire on a Sunni Imam and teacher of Islamic sciences in Zahedan when he was driving towards the Grand Makki Masjid to attend Friday prayers. He lost his life on the spot.
Martyred scholar was imam of a mosque in Badr Road of Zahedan. Besides, he was teaching in few Islamic seminaries inside the city.
Molawi Abdullah had received many threat letters before his assassination from unknown fanatic elements to leave the mosque where he was leading prayers.
Hundreds of citizens and scholars took part in his funeral prayers in the Grand Makki Masjid where Shaikh Abdol-Hameed led the prayer on Saturday Feb. 2 after Asr prayers.
Khateeb of Sunnis in Zahedan, Shaikh-ul-Islam Mawlana Abdol-Hameed, in a brief speech, condemned strongly the incident, calling assassination of Molawi Brahui“terrorism” and “coward” act.
He asked judiciary and security authorities to follow up the case seriously, identify the killers and detain them as soon as possible.