The controversial statement by Sheikh Rasheed sparked anger among netizens. The Federal Interior Minister said that the government tested tear gas on Islamabad protesters.
He was addressing from the event when he gave statement that the government had offered 25% raise in the salaries and utilized some tear gas as well [since] it was essential.
Sheikh Rasheed said that [the tear gas canisters] were stashed uselessly and they tested it a little bit.
His statement received anger and criticism from different people. Below, you can check some reactions: