Pakistan, Islamabad News : Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, a veteran politician from the garrison city of Rawalpindi where seven people were killed in sectarian clashes on Friday, has termed the incident as a conspiracy.
Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, the Sheikh of Lal Haveli, came heavily on the federal government and dubbed the tragic incident as its failure.
However, the chief of Awami Muslim League claimed that no local was involved in the riots erupted at a Muharram procession. He said that the elements involved in the episode were never seen before in the area.
Sheikh Rashid said that the administration was responsible for the whole tragedy. He demanded of the government to hold a thorough inquiry into the incident.