Punjab govt takes control of Jaesh-e-Mohammad headquarters in Bahawalpur

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A Spokesman of the Ministry of Interior has said that the government of Punjab has taken over the control of a campus comprising Madressatul Sabir and Jama-e-Masjid Subhanallah in Bahawalpur, reportedly the Headquarters of Jaesh-e-Mohammad and appointed an administrator to manage its affairs.

The Spokesman said that the action was taken in line with the decision of the National Security Committee meeting held yesterday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The Spokesman further added that the campus has a faculty of 70 teachers and currently 600 students were studying in it.

The Punjab police is providing security and protection to the campus, he added.