Jamiat Ulama-e-Pakistan president Maulana Abdul Sattar Niazi termed it an international conspiracy to create lawlessness and unrest in the country, and to present Qadiyanis as victims of Islamic fundamentalism.
said main aim of the Qadiyaniat Ordinance was to prevent such bloodshed and since its enactment no incident of violence was reported agaisnt Qadiyanis.
demanded judicial inquiry of the incident. [Note #3]
Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam information secretary Riaz Durrani said anti-state elements were behind the incident.
said status of Qadiyanis was a settled issue but few elements in government, with support of foreign agencies, had been trying to resurrect it.
A leader of the Qadiyani community termed the incident a part of ongoing religious terrorism in the country.
Talking to The News
on condition of anonymity, he
said their team which went to Pasrur to ascertain the facts had not yet returned, so the official statement on the matter would be issued after one or two days.
, however, said that certain elements in the country were enjoying complete liberty to provoke religious hatred which was not checked by any official agency and such acts of fanaticism erupted as a result of that.
said unless a concerted policy was made to check such elements and concrete steps were taken to stop them, religious terrorism could not be controlled.
Every year many Ahmadis are killed and their properties, businesses and Mosques are destroyed but Maulana Niazi
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