ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad administration has sealed Jamia Masjid Al-Rasheed in G-8 Markaz after a dispute between two groups over the appointment of Imam in the mosque.

The residents have been offering their prayers in an adjacent park for last two days. According to residents of the area, a dispute between two groups occurred on the appointment of Maulvi Zulfiqar Gilgiti in place of Mufti Abdul Saboor as Imam in Jamia Masjid in Sector G-8 Markaz and a clash was very likely when the federal capital administration interfered and ended the conflict.

The conflict grew again on Friday, thus the city administration and police sealed the mosque. Police officials have been deployed around the mosque to avoid any untoward incident.