The most influential Iranian Sunni scholar expressed his concerns on killing a child in Iranian Baluchistan, Iranshahr County by security forces.
Shaikh Abdol-Hamid called the killing of innocent people harmful and advised the police officers to be more careful and cautious in the shootings.
He was talking to tens of thousands of worshippers in Zahedan’s Friday gathering on May 14, 2021.
President of Darululoom Zahedan stated: “What happened in Iranshahr was very painful and suffering. This incident was very tragic for all of us, especially for the parents of this child”.
“Meysam Narui”, almost a 5 years old Baloch child, was shot dead by security forces in the suburb of Iranshahr city when he was traveling along with his parent from village to the city on May 10, 2021. The judiciary officials confirmed the report and informed media that the policemen who opened fire on the car and killed the child have been detained.
“The killing of innocents is condemned, whether it’s by ordinary people or by military forces who are responsible to protect the lives and property of people”, said the Friday prayer leader of Sunnis in Zahedan.
“If a security man is killed by an ordinary person or an innocent person is killed by police, both are bad and have dangerous consequences in this world and in the Hereafter”, the eminent Sunni scholar of Sistan-Baluchistan said.
Shaikh Abdol-Hamid expressed his sympathy and condolences with the family and friends of the late and asked Allah for reward for his parents.
The Iranian most influential Sunni leader further called on the armed forces to be more careful about pursuing smugglers’ vehicles saying that if a suspected smuggler can run away, it is better than killing innocent people.
At the end, president of Darululoom Zahedan condemned Israel’s brutal attacks on Gaza of Palestine and asked Allah Almighty for the victory of the oppressed Palestinian Muslims.
He expressed hope that the international community and the world powers will resolve the Palestinian issue so that the occupied territories of Palestine are liberated.”
Shaikh Abdol-Hamid also called for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.