NOWSHERA: Darul Uloom Haqqania issued fatwa against exhumation of slained Maulana Samiul Haq body and declared it against the Shariah law.

In its eight-page fatwa, three religious scholars including Mufti Saifullah, Mufti Ghulam Qadir and Mufti Mukhtarullah opposed exhumation of former head of the seminary for investigation.

They said that once buried, the body should not be exhumed and completely against the Islamic laws. Meanwhile, Maulana Hamidul Haq said that they would not appear before the court in a case filed by police seeking exhumation.

Rawalpindi police filed an application seeking exhumation of the body for further investigation as family of Maulana Sami refused to conduct an autopsy report. The police said that the court ordered exhumation on Noveber 20 however family members refused to let them do this.

Maulana Samiul Haq was killed in Rawalpindi in his house on November 2 by unknown people.