PESHAWAR: The Shia elders Thursday demanded the government to take prompt action against those involved in creating unrest through distribution of hatred literature.
Addressing a news conference at the Peshawar Press Club here, a member of the Imamia Rabita Council Peshawar, Syed Mohammad Jawad Hadi and others said pamphlets were being distributed in various mosques and religious seminaries aimed at provoking masses.
Accompanied by Imamia Rabta Committee Chief Executive, Syed Hasnain and other Shia leaders, he asked the administration to take prompt action against those involved in such anti-religious and state activities forthwith.
Syed Hasnain said that police and administration had assured them to provide fool-proof security during the protest demonstration on Friday. He clarified that anti-state elements were involved in the Rawalpindi incident. In the past, he said that Ulema belonging both Shia and Sunni sects had been killed by same terrorists group in the country.
Meanwhile, leaders of Mutahida Amn Committee Peshawar Maulana Irshadul Haq Madani, Haji Sher Rehman and Maulana Hussain Ahmad Madani demanded the government to arrest the culprits involved in killings of innocent people in Rawalpindi on 10th of Muharam.