ISLAMABAD – Religious extremism can be seen at its peak in Pakistan as more than 585 ‘Madrassas’ were traced where the outlawed movements have their offices and extremist and sectarian educational syllabus is in practice.
Intelligence agencies have revealed the reports about the presence of outlawed militant movements in madrassas. It was told in report that more than 585 madrassas were identified in the country where the outlawed movements have their propper offices.
Out of 585 total, 332 are located in Punjab, 119 in Sindh, 123 in KPK and 11 are in Baluchistan where the sectarian syllabus is in practice.
These Madrassas are being sponsored form foreign countries for the last several years through different sources.
It was also admitted by 31 people who were arrested from different Madrassas that they receive money from foreign and promote their required ideology.
It was also revealed that outlawed movements had their meeting in Madrassa jurisdiction and Madrassas had provided them the logistic support and human resource.
Talking about the detail it was said by a teacher of Madrassa in police custody that outlawed movements have several times demanded for some committed, dedicated and intelligent students who were sent to them in different cities, later they joined different universities and started organizing network in universities.
Tehreek e Taliban, Lashkar e Jhangvi and Tehreek e Jafria Pakistan are most prominent name among them who used to ask for students for different assignments.
Education syllabus to promote sectarianism was drafted inside the Madrassa and later it was published by some trustworthy publisher.
Most sensitive part of all this was the issuance of fake ID cards to students who were later admitted in different universities and collages, in other words they took the extremist ideology into universities and organized network there.
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