LAHORE: At least 60 suspects were arrested under the National Action Plan (NAP) as authorities continue to take action against the proscribed organizations.
The Punjab government took control of 16 more seminaries (Madaris) and 9 dispensaries after crackdowns in Lahore, Sarai Alamgir, Gujrat, Pakpattan and other cities.
The operation is continued across the country and provincial governments have taken charge of 182 seminaries, 34 schools and colleges, five hospitals, 163 dispensaries, 184 ambulances and eight offices of the concerned organizations. Government administrators have been appointed in all places.
Headquarters of Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation and Jamat-ud-Dawa in Lahore are now under the Punjab government, and the ambulance service of Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation has been handed over to Rescue 1122.
Punjab Home Department has clarified that all institutions will continue working. Auqaf Department in Renala Khurd has taken control of two seminaries.
In a notification issued by Sindh Home Department, it has been told that 31 schools, 16 seminaries and nine hospitals of banned outfits have been taken under custody in Karachi, Hyderabad, Nawabshah, Matiari, Jamshoro, Sanghar, Badin and other cities.
The institutions will now be run by Education, Health and Auqaf Departments, the notification said.