Mumtaz Qadri punished for taking law into his own hands, says CII head

mohammad-khan-sheranimumtaz-qadriCouncil of Islamic Ideology chairman Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani said on Monday that Mumtaz Qadri’s act — though driven by religious sentiments — was illegal because he had taken the law into his own hands and he faced punishment because “no one is above the law”.
Speaking to journalists here, Maulana Sherani said there was no need to legislate a law for women’s protection when they already had all rights secured in all respects under Sharia laws according to the Quran and Sunnah.