ISLAMABAD - Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the government knows how to tackle 'some elements, which are trying to instigate public sentiments on the issue of Raymond Davis for their political gains. Malik said this while taking to media persons at the Parliament House here on Monday. Referring to rallies and processions against proposed amendment in the blasphemy law, which, according to him, were carried out by the masses after being provoked by 'such elements, he said the government would not let anybody repeat this type of saga. No one should try to provoke masses on the issue, as the government knows how to tackle these elements, he warned. He said these 'elements were doing dirty politics on Davis issue adding that, I will suggest them not to politicise this issue keeping in view its sensitivity. He said it was responsibility of the Punjab Government to have immediately informed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after Raymond had claimed in the Punjab Police custody that he was a diplomat, but they did not do so. He said Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani had made it clear in his policy statement on the floor of the House that day that the government would not go against the public sentiments and the countrys sovereignty. He once again stated that Raymond Davis held a diplomatic passport and he was given visa extension after the formal request of US Embassy.