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Miscreants active to sabotage reconciliation, democracy: Sherry

ISLAMABAD: Expressing her commiseration over killings of 13 persons in Karachi violence the Information Minister Sherry Rehman has said that miscreants has become active to damage democratic set up and its efforts for reconciliation.

Talking to media persons outside the Parliament House here on Thursday, she said that miscreants were trying to sabotage democracy and the efforts for reconciliation; however, such elements would be controlled as soon as the provincial government would become functional.

She said that they would be dealt in accordance with the laws of the land as the government had already issued orders that actions against such elements should be taken. No one is above law, she added. Commenting on the recent riots in Karachi the minister said, “Killing of 13 people is something extraordinary as such incidents have far-reaching effects.” She said treatment with Sher Afgan in Lahore was a shameful act and that she had no words to condemn it.-SANA

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