56 out of 13,849 geo-tagged seminaries in Punjab placed at Cat.A for suspected terror links

56 out of 13,849 geo-tagged seminaries in Punjab placed at Cat.A for suspected terror links

LAHORE: Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) have placed 56 out of 13,849 geo-tagged seminaries in “A” category due to their alleged association with banned outfits.

 

According to the documents, most of the seminaries placed  in “A” category have affiliation with the Deobandi sect. Home Department official revealed that government has collected updated information about the seminaries across the province.

 

“We have information about their sectarian affiliation and number of students and teachers at each facility,” he said.

 

The information  collected by government includes seminary administrator’s photograph and contact details, seminary source of income and the number of students and teachers.