Tag: Madrassa

1 killed, several injured as FC officer opens fire outside madrassa

One man was killed and four others sustained injuries on Thursday when a member of the Frontier Constabulary (FC) opened fire during a dispute...

Chained children in Pakistan: Not an uncommon treatment

Police rescued dozens of students at an Islamic seminary in Karachi, saying that some of them were drug addicts kept in chains. While the...

Chained up at madrassa, for rehabilitation?

Chained up and battered, students rescued from a madrassa in Sohrab Goth may have suffered a lot during their detention, but their parents have...

Students recount horrors of ‘madrassa’ imprisonment

Karachi Police said on Tuesday they had rescued 53 students, including children as young as seven, who had been chained in the basement of...

11-year-old boy sexually assaulted in madrassa

Two young boys sexually assaulted an 11-year-old boy inside a madrassa located in Gujjarpura police precincts on Wednesday. The victim was later tortured by...

US Consulate honours madrassa students

US Consulate General Lahore Public Affairs Officer Brinille Ellis honoured students graduating from a US-funded English language programme at Jamia Fatmia Taleem-ul-Quran Madrassa. Brinille...

ASWJ madrassa damaged in Karachi rocket attack

KARACHI - Adopting a new strategy to harass the people of Karachi, terrorists fired two rockets at a madrassa in Malir area on Wednesday. A rocket hit the walls of the madrassa run by Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) near Jamia mosque, while a second rocket landed at Ghazi ground a few minutes later. The walls of the madrassa were damaged in the attacks.
However, no casualties were reported. The rocket attack spread panic across the area and law enforcement officials cordoned off

Madrassa sodomy victim still awaits justice

LAHORE - Sabzazar police has not yet arrested the three accused who sodomized an 8-year-old eight days ago, police sources said on Wednesday.
Sources said that the victim Umer Shahzad, a resident of Shadiwal, studied at a local madrassa, Noor-ul-Furqan, located a few yards away from his house. Some eight days ago, second to the administrator of the aforementioned Madrasa, Qari Sadaqat, along with his two unidentified accomplices, took Umer Shahzad to an under construction house

Madrassa students out to get your hides

LAHORE: Religious seminaries (madrassa) in the city have cancelled the Eid holidays of students to initiate the yearly drive to prepare groups of students to collect the hides of sacrificial animals over the Eid holiday, Pakistan Today learnt on Friday.
Religious seminaries have assigned the students duties in different localities of the city to collect animal hides while tasking them with organising the advertisement campaigns: placing banners, requesting citizens to donate

JUI-F condemns raid on madrassa

Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam Fazal (JUI-F) leader Mufti Kefayat Ullah has condemned the raid on Jamia Imdad-Ul-Uloom Peshawar, terming it a disgrace to the madrassa.
Addressing a press conference at the Peshawar press Club, Kifayatullah said the operation was conducted during the examination which depressed the students. He added that operation was carried out according to the instructions of the provincial government in which thousands of innocent students were tortured