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February 25, 2015

LEAs submit NAP report to PM


February 25, 2015

ISLAMABAD: The Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) have arrested 19,272 people on different charges in 19,789 operations conducted across the country, since the launch of the National Action Plan (NAP) aimed at ridding the country of terrorism and extremism.
A report with these facts was delivered to the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday. The report based on information available from Dec 24, 2014 to Feb 21, states that the security agencies conducted 11,634 operations in Punjab, 3,003 in Sindh, 3,733 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 57 in Balochistan, 368 in Islamabad, 891 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), 35 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and 68 in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata).
The report states that under the NAP, the security agencies arrested included 2,255 from Punjab, 3,552 from Sindh, 9,400 from KP, 3,297 from Balochistan, 615 from Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) and seven from Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), 10 from GB and 136 from Fata.
The police also arrested a total of 2,497 people on loud speaker violations including 2,160 in Punjab, six in Sindh, 243 in KP, three in Balochistan and 85 in ICT.
In total, 580 cases have been registered for spreading hate speech and material. These included 455 in Punjab, 11 in Sindh, 63 in KP, four in Balochistan, 46 in AJK and one in GB. The law enforcement agencies also arrested 518 people and sealed a total of 61 shops on these charges.
According to the report submitted to the prime minister, 5,066 Afghan refugees have been deported including 3,850 from KP, 686 from Balochistan, one from Islamabad, two from GB and 527 from Fata, whereas 327,817 have been registered.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has registered 23 cases for money transfer through Hawala Hundi, arrested 26 people and recovered Rs.75.8 million.
Three cases have also been registered on suspicious transactions while the agency also registered five money laundering cases and arrested as many people on the charges. In

total, 253 actionable calls were received on anti-terror helpline 1717 including 167 in Punjab, 22 in Sindh, 33 in KP, eight in Balochistan and 23 in ICT. According to the report around 1,250 intelligence-based operations were also conducted during this period throughout the country.
The cellular mobile companies, in cooperation with the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) have so far verified total 57.6 million SIMs; including 1,4056,169 of Telenor, 13,077,652 of Mobilink, 8,192,853 of Zong, 6,189,265 of Ufone and 3,950,401 of Warid.

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