IHC upholds restrictions on Aamir Liaquat’s media appearances

The Islamabad High Courtroom (IHC) on Wednesday rejected a petitioner’s appeal to withdraw his request for a ban on televangelist Aamir Liaquat and upheld an interim ban at the tv host who’s accused of the use of television social media and print media to allegedly spread discord and hatred within the country.Petitioner Mohammad Abbas’ lawyer Barrister Shoaib Razaq had argued in court docket within the closing hearing of the case in December 2017 that Liaquat does not have any Islamic stage or certification and yet calls himself an aalim (non secular student) – a identify he turns out to have appropriated in view that web hosting television display Aalim Online.

He prompts the court docket to ban the televangelist from showing on television and social media or using print media to spread his views.Liaquat used that display for quite a lot of years to create social and religious divide within the united states of america the petitioner had alleged adding that the televangelist has handed out fatwas (spiritual edicts) on kufr (cardinal sin) and treason which have placed the lives of a variety of other people in danger. The petitioner’s suggest had additionally mentioned that the TV show host had many times violated the Pakistan Digital Media Authority’s (Pemra) code of habits and accused the media watchdog of failing to do its job.