Junaid Jamshed decides to forgive his attackers

Jamshed announced his decision on Twitter with a prayer


News Desk April 09, 2016
PHOTO: Ameer Hamza

Singer-turned-evangelist Junaid Jamshed has forgiven the men who attacked him at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad last month.

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Jamshed announced his decision on Twitter with a prayer, "may Allah give us the strength to love and respect each other."



He further tweeted calling for mutual respect and harmony; "Let us all love and respect each other irrespective of our ideologies and make Pakistan a safe haven for everyone."



Police earelier identified Jamshed’s attackers and a case was been registered against them.

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Last month, Jamshed was assaulted by a group of men at Islamabad airport.

Footage of the video which was shared widely on social media, showed a charged crowd taking blows at Jamshed at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport. The men were chanting slogans against the preacher, claiming he had committed blasphemy.

COMMENTS (12)

Sana.khan | 5 years ago | Reply Glad that JJ took a positive step nd practised wat he preached however he forgave people in personal capacity... The state has a responsibility to curb violence nd religious extremism nd so the state needs to peruse the case nd they can nd ahud punish these people
Ch. Allah Daad | 5 years ago | Reply But I cannot forgive this double face hypocrite who has turned himself into an alien.. If you have become a man of God, then hide yourself, do good deeds and avoid self projection.
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