PESHAWAR: Muttahida Majlis-e-Aml on Friday staged protest demonstrations throughout the province against the assassination of Maulana Samiul Haq and acquittal of Aasia Bibi in blasphemy case.

In Mardan, a large number of MMA activists staged a protest and demanded of the government to arrest killers of Maulana Sami.

Provincial leaders of the religio-political parties alliance lead the protest said that Maulana Sami was assassinated for talking against the blasphemers.

The protesters, who gathered at Pakistan Chowk, were holding banners and placards inscribed with demands that asked the government to hang Aasia Bibi to death.

MMA leaders said that Maualan Sami’s killers should be arrested immediately and warned the government to release those who were booked for allegedly burning a toll plaza on Rashakai Interchange.

Mardan police booked MMA leader Maulana Shujaul Mulk and others for leading a protest against the release of Asia Bibi by Supreme Court that burnt the toll plaza.