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Not granting bail to Prof Ghulam Azam for the sake of smoothly performing Khatme-Tarabih and Ekekaf in Ramadan is sorrowful, Syeda Afifa Azam
Friday, 20 July 2012
Mrs Afifa Azam on Wednesday said that the 90-yeqr old Prof Ghulam Azam is kept detained in custody for over six months government; the old help-less man is being tortured mentally keeping him detached from his family.

Even after having the court’s order, he was provided the Quran, the Hadith, Islamic literature, paper, pen etc as per his desire, further increasing level of torture on him, said Afifa Azam, wife of the detained former Jamaat Ameer Prof Ghulam Azam.

In statement on Wednesday, Mrs Azam said that International War Crimes Tribunal has rejected the bail petition that sought the bail for upcoming Ramadan to have ‘Etekaf’ as well as smooth fasting in the holy month that he has been performing every year for long.

She said that each and everyone has right to observe their religion but the government has been hindering the religious belief of former Jamaat Ameer; it is very much unexpected.
Mrs Azam called upon the countrymen to pray for the elderly detained Prof Azam so that he can perform fasting smoothly in upcoming holy month Ramadan.