ISLAMABAD: Maulana Tariq Jameel becomes the latest victim of fake news as reports of his second marriage are doing rounds on social media while reports claimed that the renowned scholar got hitched after parting ways with the first wife.
Amid the rumors, the 67-year-old internationally-acclaimed religious scholar took to his Twitter to debunk the news about his personal life. “Be aware of the false information. Some channels are spreading fake news on social media about my second marriage which has nothing to do with reality”, he wrote besides sharing a picture of the fake thumbnail.
Be aware of the false information! Some channels are spreading fake news on social media about my second marriage which has nothing to do with reality. May Allah guide them.#tariqjamil pic.twitter.com/OiPB17Wyqd
— Tariq Jamil (@TariqJamilOFCL) September 27, 2021
The Tableeghi Jamaat member also added, “May Allah guide them”.
Meanwhile, this is not the first time the Deobandi scholar found himself in controversy however, he is often grilled for his lifestyle as he preaches the other way. It should be noted that Jameel hailed from a landlord family and also runs a number of charitable organizations other than the seminaries.
In April, Maulana inaugurated his fashion clothing store in the country’s financial hub which also raised a number of questions. He later cleared that the purpose of establishing the MTJ is to fund religious seminary.
Earlier, Maulana was spotted with a stretched limousine which raised a lot of concern among netizens. Furthermore, a luxury SUV with an MTJ registration plate also got viral on the internet which also turned a number of heads while it turned out to be a controversy as he refused to own the 4X4 ride.
(Editor’s Note: The phrase ‘Fake News’ is not a scientific term. If facts of information are inaccurate it cannot be called news in the first place. It would be categorized as misinformation or disinformation. othernews.pk has opted to use this phrase as the mass searches and prefers the term ‘Fake News.’)
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