Pakistan Ulema Council points fatwa towards hoarding of primary meals gadgets, profiteering
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) on Monday issued a fatwa towards hoarding of primary meals gadgets and profiteering, urging the federal government to take strict motion towards these discovered responsible of the offence as a number of cities within the nation bear a lock down because of the coronavirus scare.
The council mentioned that profiteering and hoarding primary meals gadgets are haram (impermissible) in Islam. The PUC mentioned that beneath the present circumstances, hoarding primary good gadgets made life tough for the folks and was prohibited in accordance with the Shariah.
The PUC known as on merchants to make sure primary meals gadgets have been accessible for folks and urged the federal government to take strict motion towards hoarders and profiteers.
In an announcement, the PUC known as on the federal government to grab hoarded meals gadgets and supply them to the folks. The council mentioned that at a time when society was in want of God’s mercy, such acts would invite His wrath solely.
The PUC requested the federal government to crack down on the perpetrators of the malpractices and hand them exemplary punishments.
The fatwa got here at a time when the coronavirus has brought about lockdowns in almost all cities of the nation and sparked fears that the availability of primary meals gadgets will probably be disrupted.
PM Imran, in his handle to the nation on Monday, warned hoarders and profiteers that the state will hand them exemplary punishments if they didn’t desist from the offences.