During the briefing, Yusuf also spoke in English, to ensure that the international community has a clear idea of the findings. His statement said that ”I want to make sure that our message is heard very clearly, that this particular incident on the 23rd of June in Lahore. We have concrete evidence and intelligence, including financial and telephone records that point to direct Indian sponsorship of these terrorists”.
He further added that forensic analysis and electronic equipment that has been recovered from terrorists proves that ”absolutely no doubt or reservation in informing you that the main mastermind belongs to RAW, the Indian intelligence agency, is an Indian national, and is based in India”.
Moreover, he also stated that this is not something new and that “We have been constantly reminding the world of Indian actions, including a detailed dossier that was put out last November with details, minute details of finances, of action, of support coming from India”.
Before Yusuf briefed on the incident, Inam Ghani Inspector of General Police provided an account of the events that led to the blast. Ghani also added that the terrorists involved in the blast have been arrested and mentioned ‘Peter’ the main accused.
Even the vehicle used was arranged by Peter.
Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhary was also present at the occasion and added that the blast has clear links with India.