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Pakistan: Hindus to pay for the remaining Karak Temple assault accused

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Pakistan: Hindus to pay for the remaining Karak Temple attack accused

Hindus in Pakistan who’ve already paid the fines imposed on 11 Muslim clerics by the Supreme Court of Pakistan for damaging the Karak temple in December 2020 are being pressurized to pay fines of the remaining accused talked about within the FIR as nicely, in response to a report printed in The Express Tribune.
The Hindu neighborhood within the Karak district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa had already paid the fines for 11 clerics who performed a component within the Karak temple assault in December 2020. The fines imposed on the 11 Muslim clerics by the Supreme Court of Pakistan have been paid from All Pakistan Hindu Council’s fund which was a ‘goodwill gesture’ to extend interfaith concord between the Hindu and Muslim neighborhood in Karak district. An area resident stated, “The Hindu Council decided to pay the fine of Jamait Ulemai-e-Islam Fazal (JUI-F) district Amir Maulana Mir Zaqeem, former district nazim Karak Rehmat Salam Khattak, Maulana Sharifullah and eight other leaders and Rs268,000 per person have already been paid.”
Notably, the Supreme Court in Pakistan had sought to get well Rs 30.30 million reconstruction fees from all of the accused whose names have been included within the FIR. As per experiences, 123 accused have been nominated within the police FIR with the assistance of video footage of the assault.
Reportedly, the district administration has been placing strain on all of the accused talked about within the FIR to pay their share of fines having despatched them notices on October 26. A Hindu chief stated that after the Hindu Council paid the fines of 11 accused, the remaining accused named within the FiR now needed the Hindus to pay for his or her share of fines as nicely. He stated, “The amount has already been paid but now all the 123 accused are demanding that their fine should also be paid by the Hindu community which is not possible.” 
Karak Temple Attack
Krishna dwara Temple, also called Karak Temple, positioned in Karak’s Teri union council of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was attacked by a mob of radical Islamists on December 30, 2020. The mob set hearth to the constructing, then razed it down with hammers and crude weapons. The fanatics have been led by an area cleric and supporters of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam get together (Fazal ur Rehman group). Video of the assault went viral on social media and confirmed the mob vandalizing the temple for hours. Allegedly, the temple was demolished within the presence of the district administration officers.