ISLAMABAD (APS) – The government advisory body on religious affairs Islamic Ideology Council’s (IIC) chairman Maulana Muhammad Sherani on Wednesday provisionally termed Pakistan Protection Ordinance (PPO) and National Security Policy against the Shariah law, APS News reported.
The final edict will be announced after consulting legal, defense and political experts. Maulana Sherani also said that women cannot be judge on the cases of Hudood and Qisas.
Addressing a press conference after two days long session of the IIC, Maulana Sherani said that the army’s job is to protect the borders.
He told the press that no correspondence of Arsalan Iftikhar against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan was received by the council. He said one correspondence against Imran Khan was received without signature but it was not reviewed.
Sherani said that IIC will present its recommendations if a resolution against any member of IIC is moved. He said the President of Pakistan can take action against the IIC member on council’s recommendations.
Maulana Sherani also said that a woman cannot be the judge in Hudood and Qisas cases. He said the marriage is not annulled if a woman leaves Islam but it is annulled if the husband leaves Islam.