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  • ASWJ holds rallies in several towns

    HYDERABAD/SUKKUR: The banned Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamat (ASWJ) brought out rallies in Hyderabad, Sukkur and some other towns in Sindh to mark the death anniversary of the first Rashidun caliph, Hazrat Abubakr Siddique (RA), on Sunday...

    The participants raised slogans in support of their demands of national holidays on the death anniversaries of all four Rashidun caliphs, Pakistan’s full support to Saudi Arabia in the Yemen crisis, action...

  • ASWJ central president arrested near Taxila

    KARACHI: The central president of the banned Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) Aurangzeb Farooqi was arrested near Taxila on Friday, the party's secretary general told Dawn...

    ASWJ Secretary General Allama Taj Mohammad Hanafi told Dawn that Farooqi was arrested while he was travelling with his family on a personal trip...

  • ASWJ’s Aurangzeb Farooqui arrested

    TAXILA: Aurangzeb Farooqui of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) was arrested by the counter-terrorism department from Taxila on Friday...

    Police sources added that the ASWJ president was arrested for violating a ban on entry into Punjab...

  • ASWJ holds rally in Saudi Arabia’s support

    KARACHI: The Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) on Friday organised a huge rally under the banner of ‘Tehreek-i-Difa-i-Harmain’ as the party leaders vowed to go to any extent to defend Saudi Arabia in case the Arab kingdom comes under attack by Yemeni rebels...

    Riding motorbikes, cars and other vehicles, ASWJ activists and supporters carrying banners and chanting slogans moved from Lasbela to the Numaish traffic intersection via Shershah...

  • ASWJ, JuD stage rally in support of Saudi Arabia

    KARACHI: The Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) Pakistan on Friday took out a rally in support of Saudi Arabia...

    Addressing the marchers, ASWJ central leader Allama Aurangzeb Farooqi said the unanimous resolution passed by the parliament over the Yemen conflict “did not reflect the sentiments of the Ummah”, but the visit of the chief of army staff General Raheel Sharif and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Riyadh...

  • ASWJ member shot dead

    ISLAMABAD: A senior member of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) was gunned down in the suburbs of Islamabad on Monday, police said...

    Police said the victim was reportedly affiliated with the ASWJ, but did not hold any position in the party...

  • Local ASWJ leader among 4 held for Karachi bank heist

    KARACHI: Four men, including a local leader from the banned ASWJ, accused of being involved in a bank heist were arrested Wednesday during an operation conducted by personnel of the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) team of the police in Karachi's Nursery area, according to a press release...

    A First Information Report (FIR) 122/2015 was registered over the offence at Baloch Colony police station under Section 395 of Pakistan Penal...

  • ASWJ leader arrested

    RAWALPINDI: A former president of the proscribed Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat (ASWJ), Rawalpindi chapter, who was on the most wanted list of the Punjab Counterterrorism Department (CTD), was arrested from Taxila on Monday...

  • Hate speech: Former ASWJ Pindi president sentenced to jail for 6 months

    RAWALPINDI: An Anti-Terrorism Court on Monday sentenced former Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat (ASWJ) Rawalpindi president Mufti Tanveer to six months in prison for hate speech...

    Earlier this year, the ASWJ leader was arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department which had registered a First-Information Report under Section 9 of the Anti-Terrorism Act against Tanveer for hate speech...

  • ASWJ leader shot dead

    KARACHI: Dilshad Moavia, 40, deputy secretary of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ), was shot dead in Orangi Town on Monday in a suspected sectarian attack, according to police and party officials...

    The victim was returning home after dropping his child at a school in the area, said the ASWJ Karachi spokesperson...

  • Gunmen attack ASWJ President and brother

    ISLAMABAD: The Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat (ASWJ) president and his brother narrowly escaped an attempt on their lives on Friday night...

    Police sources told Dawn the ASWJ President Ghulam Mustafa Baloch and his brother Ghulam Mujtaba Baloch were travelling in their car and when they reached Iqbal Hall two men began shooting at them...

  • ASWJ's Aurangzaib Farooqi released

    RAWALPINDI: Leader of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) Aurangzaib Farooqi was released from Adiala jail on Monday night after the anti-terrorism court granted him bail...

    The ASWJ leader was granted bail by the ATC-1 on surety bond of Rs100,000 and two personal sureties...

  • ASWJ deputy secy arrested

    CELEBRATION: Activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday celebrated the de-seating of National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq as a ‘victory’ for PTI chief Imran Khan...

  • Protesting ASWJ leader among 17 held

    QUETTA: Police arrested Haji Rafiq Mengal, provincial leader of a faction of the banned Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ), along with 16 other activists when he was leading a demonstration organised here on Wednesday to protest the killing of Malik Ishaq, chief of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, earlier in the day in a police encounter in Punjab...

    Haji Rafiq, who had been a close associate of Haq Nawaz Jhangvi, the late founder of the...

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