Under the plot pro-ASWJ Punjab government has formulated a policy under which Shia Muslims are being harassed and implicated in false cases so that they could not enjoy their religious and cultural right of Azadari during Moharram.
Four Shia Muslims who hosted Majlis at their homes were named in false FIR by Gulguhst and Kotwali police stations. They were Mustafa Haider (Gulguhst), Mohammad Ali, Dr Ijaz Hussain and Iftikhar Hussain (Kotwali).
The biases government also implicated innocent Shia notables in false charges putting their name in the list of schedule 4. Entry of many eminent and non-controversial peace-loving qualified Shia scholars have been banned in many districts of Punjab under the pro-takfiris policy of Shahbaz Sharif government.
Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen had announced sit-in outside Civil Secretariat in Lahore but Punjab government officials assured that they would not impede holding of Azadari Majlis and processions. MWM has called-off sit-in protest.