A video that includes Rehman went viral on social media by which he may very well be seen sexually abusing a seminary pupil.
The coed had stated Rehman sexually abused him, whereas the cleric’s sons began blackmailing and threatening to kill him.
“If justice is just not finished, I’ll commit suicide,” the survivor had stated.
Rehman and his sons fled after police registered a case in opposition to them and carried out raids to arrest the suspects.
The superintendent of the madrassa, the place Rehman labored, had stated that the cleric had been fired after the video went viral.
Superintendent Asadullah Farooq had stated Rehman and his sons had been requested to depart the madrassa and the establishment was not liable for any of their acts.
In the meantime, JUI Lahore’s secretary-general had additionally issued a discover stating that after the video, the get together had suspended the membership of Mufti Rehman and that it will stay revoked until the investigation concludes.
The incident sparked outrage on social media, with many calling for the previous JUI chief to be arrested.
Rehman, in the meantime, had stated the video was two-and-a-half years previous, and that the coed was being “used in opposition to” him.
“I declare on oath that I didn’t do such an act in my consciousness. I used to be given one thing intoxicating and I used to be not aware,” he had claimed in a video message.