KARACHI - MQM legislators in National Assembly have said that the attack on JSQM chief Bashir Khan Qureshi was a conspiracy to trigger ethnic violence in Sindh and demanded stern action and punishment for the culprits involved. In their joint statement issued here on Monday, they said that the involvement of Haqiqi workers in murderous attack on JSQM Chief Bashir Khan Qureshi has exposed the fake allegation charges on MQMs involvement in the target killings in the City. They asked that why the middle class leadership of the metropolis were hatched the conspiracy against their own City and province, when they were also the part of the government? Why the political and religious parties were remained silence on the involvement of Haqiqi activists in the murder attempt on Qureshi, saying that the main cause of this conspiracy was to trigger ethnic violence in Sindh, they added. They demanded of the President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik, CM and Governor Sindh to take serious notice in this regard.