Mufti Qavi expelled from Ruet-i-Hilal committee

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 2:30:44 by

Mufti Abdul Qavi has been kicked-off from the moon-sighting committee called Reut-i-Hilal committee following a controversy which cost him dearly.

The official notification of the decision was released by the Federal Ministry for Religious Affairs on Tuesday.

After controversial pictures of the Mufti with social media sensation Qandeel Baloch emerged on the internet, the Federal Minister for Religious Affairs, Sardar Yousaf, suspended the religious cleric’s membership of the committee on June 22.

At the time the pictures were released, a nationwide furor over them was created as everyone questioned Mufti Qavi’s morals and ethics over the entire episode. At that time, the minister had also suspended Mufti Qavi’s membership of the National Ulema Mushaikh Council, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

The whole affair was referred to the National Ulema Mushaikh Council for further procedures, and now that the decision has been made, it appears that they decided not to keep Mufti Qavi in the committee.

Model Qandeel Baloch, whose claim to fame includes provocative videos and pictures, had a huge following on social media. Despite her following, many people thought her to be ‘indecent’, so when her pictures with the Mufti surfaced, they naturally caused quite a stir in the religious circles.

At that time, Mufti Qavi had claimed that the model just wanted some pictures with him and that he prayed for her-there was nothing more to it. Despite this clarification, his reputation was marred.

Later, when Baloch was murdered by her brother, Mufti Qavi’s name was also included in the murder investigation. However, he was later cleared by the police.

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