Most Wanted Islamic televangelist Dr Zakir Naik in his latest video has advocated the demolition of an old Hindu temple in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa stating temples should not be allowed to be constructed in an Islamic state.
As per reports, Zakir stated, "When Muhamad returned to kaaba, he broke almost 360 idols that were in Kaaba. In Islamic country, a statue or idol should not be made or if there is something, it should be broken. A statue should not be anywhere in an Islamic country and if it is somewhere it should be destroyed"
On December 30, members of Pakistan’s radical Islamist party demolished a temple and set it ablaze in the deeply conservative northwestern town of Karak in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
The incident took place in the town of Karak and drew widespread condemnation from human rights activists and Pakistan’s Minister for Human Rights, Shireen Mazari. Mazari on Wednesday took to Twitter to condemn the burning of the temple and directed law enforcement officials to ensure the arrest of those involved in the heinous crime.
Witnesses present on the spot said the mob, led by activists and local leaders of the radical Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party, attacked the temple after local Hindus received permission from authorities to renovate it.
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