Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq was assassinated at his residence in Rawalpindi on Friday, his family and party officials confirmed, saying that the senior religious scholar and former senator was “stabbed multiple times”.”He was trying to reach the protest in Islamabad but came back home due to roads being blocked. He was resting in his room after Asr [prayers] when his driver-cum-guard went out for 15 minutes,” Haq’s son Maulana Hamidul Haq said.”When he returned, he found Maulana Samiul Haq dead in his bed and his body covered in blood.”Hamid added that his father had been “stabbed multiple times.”
After this incident that’s how Twitter reacted to this:
Brutal murder of Maulana Sami ul Haq – utterly condemnable. What is happening to us as a people – such violence, such brutality? Sad indeed.
— Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) November 2, 2018
مولانا سمیع الحق کی شہادت کی خبر پر شدید دکھ ھوا۔ مولانا کی شہادت ایک قومی المیہ ھے۔ پاکستان آج ایک انتہائی زیرک اور جید عالم دین سے محروم ھوگیا۔ اللہ تعالی مولانا کو جنت الفردوس میں اعلیٰ مقام سے نوازے اور لواحقین کو صبر جمیل عطا فرمائے ۔
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) November 2, 2018
COAS strongly condemns assassination of renowned religious scholar and political leader Moulana Sami ul Haq. Expresses grief and condolences to the bereaved family.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) November 2, 2018
Terrible news – Assassination of Maulana Sami ul Haq is very tragic – May Allah Bless his soul Ameen!
— Ahsan Iqbal (@betterpakistan) November 2, 2018
— PTI (@PTIofficial) November 2, 2018
إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون!
Stunned at the cold blooded murder of #MaulanaSamiulHaq
May Allah grant him the highest state in Jannah.
The murderers will and must be brought to justice.
— Dr. Yasmin Rashid (@Dr_YasminRashid) November 2, 2018
I am extremely distressed & upset at the assassination of Moulana Sami Ul Haq. May his soul rest in peace. The murderers must be arrested!
— Mohammad Sarwar (@ChMSarwar) November 2, 2018