Suspicious seminaries are under surveillance: Apex Committee


KARACHI: More than 40 seminaries in Sindh have contacts with the terrorists while more than 150 unregistered ones have been sealed.


Sindh Apex Committee meeting on Sunday, headed by Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, examined the ongoing targeted operation in Sindh and the law and order situation. Scrutiny report of the seminaries was also presented during the meeting.

The report revealed that more than 40 seminaries in Sindh have contacts with the terrorists. 24 seminaries in Karachi and 20 from other cities of the province have been feared to be used in terror activities.

According to the report, 160 unregistered seminaries have been sealed so far. Out of these sealed seminaries, 139 were from Hyderabad while 28 from Nawabshah.

The total number of seminaries in Sindh is more than 9500. 6503 seminaries are registered while 3087 are yet to be registered.

6 suspicious seminaries in the province were searched and they are still under surveillance.