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Islam does not permit violence: AIMPLB member

The Sunni cleric said as per Islamic laws, one must follow the law of the land.

All India Muslim Personal Law Board, Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahali, Salman Rushdie attack, Salman Rushdie stabbed, salman rushdie, Indian Express, India news, current affairs, Indian Express News Service, Express News Service, Express News, Indian Express India NewsAuthor Salman Rushdie is tended to after he was attacked during a lecture, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, N.Y. (AP Photo)

All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) member Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahali Saturday condemned the attack on author Salman Rushdie and said Islam does not permit such acts.

The Sunni cleric said as per Islamic laws, one must follow the law of the land.

“…And the laws regarding anyone’s sentiments being hurt is that you take the legal course of action. Islam does not permit violence. The act against Rushdie should not be associated with Islam or Muslims because Islam doesn’t allow such an act. No religion supports such actions,” he told The Sunday Express.

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First published on: 14-08-2022 at 02:04:28 am
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