Ali Hasan
Source: AFP

Ali Hasan, a Pakistani stabbed 2 French outside the former office Charlie Hebdo office this week. Ali Hasan used a meat cleaver to brutally injured two TV production employees. His father is proud of him.

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In an interview with Naya Pakistan, a web-based Pakistani channel, he said that he is proud of him and very happy about the attack.

Back at home, his father has appealed Imran Khan and other Islamic countries to bring his son back home. He said,

“He has done service in the cause of Islam and we are a Muslim country.”

According to his father, Ali Hassan was a good son. He was a follower of Muhammad Ilyas Qadri, a Sunni Muslim scholar and founder of Dawat-e-Islami. It has chains of madrasas (Islamic teaching centers) in Pakistan.

His father whose identity has not been revealed said that his son has the heart of a lion. He has five sons, two of them are in France and one in Italy.

The French government had condemned the attack and termed it as ‘Islamic Terrorism’.

Ali Hasan aka Zaheer Hassan Mehmood seriously injured two employees of TV production agency Premieres Lignes.  The attack took place at the former Charlie Hebdo office. The magazine shifted the office after the 2015 attack in the office and nearby the Jewish market. The attack killed 17 people. The magazine works from a secret location now.