Sexual abuse case: Mufti Aziz confesses to his crime

 Sexual abuse case: Mufti Aziz confesses to his crime

Mufti Aziz ur Rehman confesses to sexually abusing student

Lahore, 21 June: Former Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) leader Mufti Aziz ur Rehman, the cleric who sexually abused a madrassa student, has confessed to his crime during interrogation, police revealed Monday.

Aziz will likely be presented before the court today, police said, adding that he confessed that the viral video featured him and it was stealthily filmed by his student, Sabir Shah.

The cleric also confessed that he had lured the student with passing marks in the exam and had later sexually abused him. He also said that once the video went viral, he got scared of the repercussions.

Mufti Aziz confession

Aziz also told the police that his sons had threatened Sabir and told him not to speak to anyone about it. However, despite the threats, Sabir went ahead and posted the video online, the police said.

The cleric also said that he issued a video statement because he did not want to leave the madrassah, adding that once the video went viral, the administration of the madrassah urged him to leave his job.

Read more: Sexual abuse case: Police arrest Mufti Aziz ur Rehman, sons

Earlier, Police have arrested Mufti Aziz ur Rehman and his sons from Mianwali for their involvement in a sexual abuse case.

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