Former MNA and Jamaat-e-Islami deputy chief Haroon Rashid, who attacked MNA Mohsin Dawar, has reportedly had possible links to terrorists in the past. In a statement issued by ISPR on March 2, 2010, former DG ISPR Major General Akhtar Abbas and Inspector General Frontier Corps Major General Tariq Khan had said that Jamaat-e-Islami leader Hafiz Haroon Rashid’s Taliban and terrorists Have found evidence of a possible relationship with At the time, Jamaat-e-Islami leaders were fleeing possible detention and the army was searching for them.
According to reports, Jamaat-e-Islami leader Haroon Rashid attacked MNA Mohsin Dawar and others present during the swearing-in ceremony of the bar in Bajaur Agency. During the resistance to stop Mohsin Dawar from speaking, the Jamaat-e-Islami leader and his associates beat up the people present at the event.
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It is to be noted that Senator Mushtaq Ahmed of Jamaat-e-Islami called Mohsin Dawar and termed the attack as an individual act of Sahibzada Haroon Rashid and termed it as against the policy of Jamaat-e-Islami.