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Muhammad Abdullah Ghazi

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Nationality  Pakistan
Religion  Sunni Islam

Name  Muhammad Ghazi
Resting place  Islamabad
Muhammad Abdullah Ghazi
Born  June 1, 1935 (1935-06-01) Basti-Abdullah, British India
Cause of death  Assassination (multiple gunshots)
Died  1998, Lal Masjid, Islamabad, Pakistan
Children  Abdul Aziz, Abdul Rashid Ghazi

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Maulana Muhammad Abdullah Ghazi (Urdu:محمد عبد اللہ غازی)Son of (Ghazi Muhammad), was born on June 1, 1935 in far-flung village Rajanpur, Basti-Abdullah into the family of farmer but his father was socially active that got him in trouble many times and was arrested by British and sentenced to 8 years. In jail he became religious and motivated Abdullah to enrolled into a local madrassa at the age of 7 and later he moved to Karachi for further study. In accordance with his father's wish, he dedicated himself to study and graduated from Jamia Uloom-ul-Islamia in Banori-town Karachi.he was appointed as the first Imam of the Lal Masjid in 1966. He created many seminaries in Pakistan and first time in Pakistan, he introduced a female madrassa education system and created Pakistan's first female seminary jamia hafsa. In 1997 he was appointed as Chairman of Ruet-e-Hilal committee till his assassination 1998. He had good relations with other sects and non-Muslims. He was considered to be a patriotic and had good ties with the military and many politicians He was very close with Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.


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Soviet war in Afghanistan

During the Soviet war in Afghanistan (1979–1989), the Red Mosque played a major role in recruiting and training Mujahideen to fight alongside the Afghan Mujahideen against Soviet troops. A few months before his assassination, he had met Osama bin Laden in Kandahar.


Moulana had a routine every day whereby he would walk to a seminary for giving lectures (7 km away from the Red-Mosque). On the day of his assassination he walked to his madrassa jamia faradia and returned by car at noon. As he got out of the car, his elder son moulana Abdul-aziz approached him and spoke to him. When Moulana approached his house, a man standing in front of the door walked towards him and pulled out a gun and opened fire until the magazine was empty, badly injuring Moulana. Afterwards, he fired at Abdul-aziz, who barely escaped death. The assassin escaped with the help of an accomplice waiting outside in a car. Moulana Abdullah died of his injuries on the way to the hospital.

FIR and Case

Due to lack of trust in Pakistan's legal system, his elder son refused to lodged FIR, but his younger son, Abdul Rashid Ghazi lodged the FIR and the police investigated the case. After a relentless effort, a man was arrested and afterwards, during the TI parade, an eye witness identified the assassin. However, he was released the next day without reason. Abdul Rashid Ghazi protested against the release and warned the police of legal action if the suspect was not arrested soon. With Ghazi increasing pressure on police, a military officer asked Ghazi to withdraw the case or face the fate of his father.According to his friend, this was turning point in Ghazi's life, and he became disillusioned him with system.


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