Rana Sanaullah urges ulema to maintain harmony among different sects

Cases related to Rawalpindi sectarian clashes will be heard in anti-terrorism courts, says the Pubjab law minister.


Web Desk November 28, 2013
Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah. PHOTO: INP/ FILE

LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah urged the ulema to maintain harmony among the people of different sects, Express News reported on Friday.

Sanaullah was speaking to the media in Lahore.

The provincial law minister said that cases related to the Rawalpindi sectarian clashes will be heard in anti-terrorism courts.

“Appropriate action will be taken against those found guilty,” he added.

Ashura violence

On November 15, sectarian clashes had erupted at a procession near Rawalpindi's Fawara Chowk, marring an otherwise peaceful Ashura.

The clashes left at least 11 people dead and over 78 injured.

The government had imposed a weekend long curfew in the city following the clash in which unidentified people had taken guns from security officials, positioned for the security of processionists, and opened fire.

Unidentified people had also set a portion of the cloth market in Raja Bazaar on fire.

COMMENTS (10)

Feroza | 8 years ago | Reply

i just say... hahahaha ......... what a joke?

Simon | 8 years ago | Reply

Always a blame game never look at your own mistakes. He's blinded by Saudi petro dollars like the whole government is.

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