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Govt takes control of JeM HQ in Bahawalpur : says Interior Minister of Pakistan

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New Delhi (Pakistan):22/2:(odiannews):The Pakistan government has taken control of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed headquarters in Bahawalpur, a statement by the Pakistan Interior Ministry said on Friday evening. The action is seen as part of a set of measures ordered by the National Security Committee that met under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday in the wake of suicide bomb attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama in India. An interior ministry statement said the Punjab government had taken over control of the campus comprising Madressatul Sabir and Jama-e-Masjid Subhanallah in Bahawalpur and appointed an administrator to manage the campus. The spokesperson 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. The National Security Committee has decided to “accelerate action against proscribed organisations” and to notify Hafiz Saeeds, Jamaat-ut-Dawah (JuD) and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) as banned groups, an interior ministry spokesman said.