ISLAMABAD - The capital police conducted a search operation in six madaris of the city including Jamia Muhammadia located in sector F-6/4 with a heavy contingent of security personnel here on Sunday. Ishaq Warriach, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) along with officials of Islamabad Capital Territory Administration (ICTA) and with some officials of security agencies in plain-clothes conducted the raid, however, according to the police no suspect was taken into the custody from the said seminary. Police sources said that the raid had been conducted on the directions of Ministry of Interior, which had some information about the presence of a foreign national cleric in the seminary. Sources in the Ministry said that the raid was conducted in the wake of an intelligence report regarding the alleged presence of a foreign Imam Masjid in the seminary. The Interior Minister, Rehman Malik has said that the Interior Ministry was not taking action against the seminaries but no foreign nation would be allowed to perform his duties as Imam Masjid in any seminary of the country. Amid speculations that two suspects had been arrested from the said seminary, when SHO Kohsar Police Station was contacted, he said that the police had not arrested any person from the seminary during the search operation. Zahore Alvi, the Incharge of Jamia Muhammadia while talking to the media men said that police had raided the seminary and searched it thoroughly but could not find any suspect. He also denied the arrest of any student from the seminary. He also said that such actions on the part of government would breach the sanctity of seminaries. He also said that they were already under continuous observation of the Intelligence Bureau (IB), as its building located in front of the seminary. However, in a late night development, the police sources said that five suspects had been arrested from three different seminaries of the capital. However, no concerned police official was available for comments.