No training camps exist in south Punjab seminaries: Dasti

ISLAMABAD: Member of the National Assembly Jamshed Ahmed Dasti said on Tuesday no training camps existed in seminaries of south Punjab.

Speaking on a point of order in the National Assembly, he urged the Speaker to constitute a special committee to investigate the matter. If a training camp was found in his constituency or in south Punjab, he would quit his assembly seat, he added.

He alleged that lawlessness prevailed in south Punjab. A sum of Rs 2 billion per annum was paid as ransom to the abductors for securing release of the kidnapped people belonging to south Punjab, he claimed.

Meanwhile, speaking on a point of order, Syed Asif Hasnain urged Anti-Narcotics Force to check increased cultivation of poppy and use of drugs in Karachi.

Aiyasa Gulalai of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) expressed concern over growing secretarianism in the country.

Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani said the House may dedicate adequate time for threadbare discussion on the causes of terrorism.

Lal Chand expressed his concern over incidents of temple burning in Sindh and urged the government to take steps to stop attacks on minorities places of worship.

Source: APP