Pakistan says main facilitator of attack on Chinese consulate arrested in Sharjah

KARACHI:The main facilitator

“After the findings of the initial investigation, we were closely monitoring suspects and finally found his connection with the episode.

The interesting fact, that we gathered through technological support, is that he was very close to the Chinese consulate when it was attacked and personally monitored the assault.

“Rashid received Rs 949,000 to his bank account just days before the attack and he arranged all the finances, logistics and cash support to facilitate the attackers,” he said.

Earlier this month, Additional IG Karachi Amir Shaikh claimed that India and its Research and Analysis Wing (RAW assisted the attack carried out by terrorists belonging to the banned BLA.

The Indian government rejected the allegation, calling it fabricated and a scurrilous attempt.

“We completely reject these fabricated and scurrilous attempts to levy accusations on India,” said the Ministry of External Affairs.

“Instead of maliciously pointing fingers at others for such terrorist incidents, Pakistan needs to look inwards and undertake credible action against support to terrorism and terror infrastructure in its territories,” it said.

Earlier this month, the Karachi police claimed to have arrested some five facilitators from this city in connection with the attack which they claimed was carried out to “sabotage” the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC.