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 July 11, 2015  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Daily Pakistan reports:

For the first time, ‘tracking chips’ will be installed in the feet of 1,600 terror suspects in Punjab province after Eidul Fitr to monitor their movements.

There are some 1,600 terror suspects on the list of the Fourth Schedule in Punjab. The Fourth Schedule defines a terror suspect as a “person who is concerned in terrorism or he belongs to a proscribed organisation”.

“The Punjab government has decided in principle to start electronic surveillance of 1,600 Fourth Schedulers by installing tracking devices on their ankles (commonly known as ankle-band) so that their movements can be monitored,” a spokesman for the provincial Counter-Terrorism Department told the media on Friday.

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