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Geo-tagging of 14,000 seminaries complete: IG

Updated May 20, 2015

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Inspector General of Punjab police Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera says the task of geo-tagging of all 14,000 seminaries in Punjab has been completed.— Reuters/file
Inspector General of Punjab police Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera says the task of geo-tagging of all 14,000 seminaries in Punjab has been completed.— Reuters/file

LAHORE: Inspector General of Punjab police Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera has said the task of geo-tagging of all 14,000 seminaries in the province has been completed.

At a meeting held here on Tuesday at the Central Police Office (CPO), Mr Sukhera said the implementation of National Action Plan would continue and no pressure would be accepted in this regard.

The meeting was informed that as many as 799 cases had been registered against illegal Afghan refugees for violation of Foreign Act so far, whereas 1,535 suspects had been arrested.

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It was told that for violation of the Punjab Prohibition of Expressing Matters on Wall (Amendment) Ordinance, 1995, some 761 cases had been registered and 713 violators had been arrested, whereas 230 others had been slapped Rs25,000 to Rs100,000 fine.

During Combing Operations conducted in Punjab, 29,686 localities were searched, 487,184 persons questioned and 3356 cases registered, whereas for violation of Foreign Act, Illegal Arms and Counter of Narcotics Substansive Act (CNSA), as many as 2,555 FIRs had been lodged against violators, it was told.

Published in Dawn, May 20th, 2015

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