Court charges Mufti Aziz ur rehman, his sons in sexual abuse case
LAHORE: A local court indicted Mufti Aziz ur Rehman and his five sons on Monday for raping a madressah student.
Judicial magistrate Rana Rashid read the charges against Mufti Aziz and his sons, Altaf Rehman, Atiq Rehman, Atta Rehman, Wasee Rehman and Latif Rehman.
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They all pleaded not guilty to the crime and chose to contest the charges. The court ordered the prosecution to produce its witnesses at the next hearing to record their testimony.
According to the Challan case, the cleric sexually abused his student by promising to help him pass his exam.
A forensic examination confirmed the authenticity of viral videos in which he was allegedly seen sexually abusing the student. A total of 22 witnesses were listed in the challan.
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Mufti Aziz ur Rehman of Jamia Manzoorul Islamia, Lahore, was arrested on June 20 after videos showing him sexually assaulting a student went viral.
An FIR was recorded on the student’s complaint at the North Cantt Police Station.
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