In defense of the codification of the Islamic law of Hudud into the law of Pakistan

@article{Mukhtar2016InDO,
  title={In defense of the codification of the Islamic law of Hudud into the law of Pakistan},
  author={Sohaib Mukhtar},
  journal={International Review of Law},
  year={2016},
  volume={2016},
  pages={11}
}
  • Sohaib Mukhtar
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • International Review of Law
  • Islamic law has three types of punishments for criminal offences: fixed punishment, which is called Hudud, retaliation, which is called Qisas, and discretionary punishment, which is called Tazir. Hudud, fixed punishments, are predetermined by Allah the Almighty and his last Prophet Muhammad in the Holy Quran and in the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad . Hudud punishments are used mainly for five crimes: adultery, false accusation of adultery, theft, drinking liquor, and apostasy. The fifth President… CONTINUE READING
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