Former Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi statement in favor of well-known preacher Maulana Tariq Jameel came to light.
“Maulana Tariq Jameel is a good man,” Hamza Ali Abbasi tweeted on a social networking site.
Maulana Tariq Jameel Saahib is a good man, may Allah bless him in this life and the next. #molanaTariqJameel
— Hamza Ali Abbasi (@iamhamzaabbasi) April 26, 2020
At a time when Maulana had apologized for his statement regarding media.
During the lockdown, a telethon was held for the welfare of the poor people. In which Prime Minister Imran Khan himself participated and collected donations for the deserving through this telethon.
At the end of the telethon, Maulana Tariq Jameel also offered prayers. While earlier he had called the media of the whole world, including Pakistan, liars.
Maulana Tariq Jameel had also said, “The owner of a TV channel asked me for advice. I said, ‘Eliminate lies from the channel.’
After the telethon, senior journalist and anchor Hamid Mir had demanded an apology from Maulana Tariq Jameel for his words. After which Maulana Tariq Jameel apologized while talking on a private TV channel.
However, Maulana Tariq Jameel stuck to his statement made during the telethon. He said that he could swear that the owner of one of the top ten channels in Pakistan had sought his advice.
However, some users on social media are justifying Hamid Mir and some Maulana Tariq Jameel.