Mufti Taki Usmani attacked with knife in Pakistan
The famous Maulana of Deobandi sect survived the attack.
Four armed assailants riding a bike on Taki Usmani started firing after chasing his car, at that time Mufti was going to Betul Mukarram Masjid to teach Friday prayers. However, Khateeb Amir Shahab of the mosque got injured due to bullet injuries. The four attackers were killed in retaliation. Mufti Taki is the largest Muslim religious leader of the Osmani Deobandi sect. Served as a judge of the Federal Shariat Court from 1982 to 2002 and as the Deputy Chairman of Darul Uloom Karachi.