Banned organizations have operatives in Punjab government institutions

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Several Punjab government employees have been shown to be members of the outlawed parties, sources said on Monday.

In Punjab, employees of the health department, police, education and WAPDA and other institutions turned out to be operatives of terrorist organizations, while many employees are still doing government jobs despite being convicted.

According to sources, terrorists, fourth schedulers belonging to banned organizations turned out to be government employees of Punjab, and according to records, 26 government employees had links with various banned organizations.

The fourth schedule includes Punjab police constables, health department, district administration, teachers and WAPDA employees, the report said.

According to the records, the cases of many government employees are still under trial, and eight government employees included in the list of fourth schedulers have retired from service, two government employees have been dismissed from the job.

The fourth scheduler is required to attend the police station monthly, but the report also reveals that more than 100 of the more than 1,400 fourth schedulers across Punjab are missing.

Sources said that government employees in the Fourth Schedule remained in touch with terrorist organizations, and many employees are still doing government jobs despite being convicted.