"They have no options but to surrender," said Javed Iqbal Cheema, a government spokesman. "The government is not into dialogue with these clerics."
Cleric at radical mosque detained →
The official, Javed Iqbal Cheema, said Mr. Ghazi was using women and children as "human shields," something Mr. Ghazi denied in a telephone interview.
Radical cleric arrested after fleeing Pakistani mosque in a burqa →