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Deska: FIA arrests human trafficker’s wife involved in Rs 330 million financial scam

SIALKOT: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested main fugitive accused Muhammad Akram  Mughal’s wife Mussarat Begum from Daska, besides, sealing two unmovable properties in the name of accused Akram Mughal and one property in the name of his wife Mussarat Begum. Accused was wanted in Rs.330 million financial scam. Deputy Director FIA Sikandar Hayyat Malik told Customs Today that FIA ... Read More »

FIA recovers huge quantity of bogus life saving drugs

LAHORE: FIA recovered a huge quantity of counterfeit life saving drugs and arrested four accused. Director FIA Punjab Dr Usman Anwar disclosed this while addressing a press conference held here at his office on Saturday. He said FIA got information that a man, Arshad, involved in printing of labels etc for counterfeit drugs at Aibak Road near Anarkali. To which, ... Read More »

FIA arrests two Proclaimed Offenders

LAHORE: FIA anti human trafficking circle have arrested two proclaimed offenders. According to an FIA spokesman, the team arrested Muhammad Ashfaq of Kasur and Ali Raza of Okara. Read More »

2000 applications filed against human traffickers lying unattended with Gujranwala FIA

SIALKOT: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has sent as many as 2000 pending applications to Director FIA Lahore for seeking legal opinion on these applications. According to the senior FIA officials, these applications had been submitted before the FIA for registration of separate cases against the notorious human traffickers several years ago. These applications had been lying unattended at FIA Gujranwala ... Read More »

Passenger held for carrying fake documents

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency Immigration intercepted a passenger carrying fake papers at Allama Iqbal Airport today. FIA immigration arrested a passenger, Imran Hussain s/o Muhammad Hussain Guman,resident of Gujrat,intending to travel to Spain on flight QR-621 on fake Spanish resident card. According to FIA spokesman,he was sent to Anti-Human Trafficking Circle (AHTC) for legal action. Read More »

FIA arrests four human traffickers in Lahore

LAHORE: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is acting against smugglers, specifically human traffickers. The FIA has arrested three human traffickers from Lahore who were involved in fraud with common citizens. The FIA has also recovered fake passports, identity cards and other fraud documents to use in getting visas for European countries. Agency also recovered fake visas from the culprits. Federal Investigation ... Read More »

FIA arrests most wanted human trafficker from Mandi Bahauddin

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) has arrested the most wanted human trafficker from Mandi Bahauddin. The name of the accused is included in the Red Book. According to Lahore FIA Deputy Director Admin, a team arrested the trafficker Tahir Mahmood s/o Ameer Khan, a resident of Heelan Chungi Phalia. The FIR registered against Mahmood IN 2011 are 217/11, 632/11, ... Read More »

FIA arrests five for trying to travel on fake documents

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is taking strict action against human smuggling and trafficking in the name of jobs in Europe and Arab countries. The FIA has demanded GSM locators from the federal government to detect the terrorists, proclaimed offenders and human smugglers. The FIA has also demands to equalize their salaries to the Punjab Police and increase prizes ... Read More »

FIA arrested five LESCO officials on corruption charges

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has started action against corrupt officials in WAPDA and other government departments. According to Muhammad Zafar Ch, assistant director FIA Lahore, at least five LESCO officials, including one sub-divisional offer (SDO), are arrested for misuse of authorities. Officials of Lahore Electric Supply Company were involved in illegal electrification in Rachna Town Sub division. FIA ... Read More »

DG Intelligence IR likely to get more powers to investigate Suspicious Transaction Reports

ISLAMABAD: The Government is considering enhancing powers of the Director General of Intelligence & Investigation Inland Revenue (IR) to analyze and investigate Suspicious Transaction Reports (STR) communicated by banks to Financial Monitoring Unit (FMU) of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). Sources told Customs Today that the FBR is expected to issue a notification following approval by the Ministry of ... Read More »

FIA arrests 18 on different charges from Lahore, Faisalabad

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) has arrested 18 perpetrators during different actions at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Faisalabad and Lahore. The FIA immigration arrested three offenders at the Lahore Airport when they were coming back from Libya. Their names were included in black list of FIA. Immigration arrested Amjad Maseh, Anwar Maseh and Irfan Javed who were involved in ... Read More »

FIA arrests 4-member gang of Nigeria, Zambia nationals for millions of rupees fraud

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested an international gang of four involved in fraud of millions of rupees in name of lottery and cash prizes. One accused belong to Nigeria and others are from Zambia. Director General Federal Investigation Authority Punjab told media at his office that they have arrested international gang involved in fraud of millions of ... Read More »

BoD holds 93rd meeting: Pesco recovery up 2pc, line losses 3pc

PESHAWAR: Despite improving recovery by 2 percent, the line losses of the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) have grown 3 percent during the current year. The Pesco board of directors was informed during its 93rd meeting held at Wapda House here with its chairman Malik Mohammad Asad Khan in the chair. During the meeting, the BOD pledged to bring down ... Read More »

FIA arrests 42 human traffickers

  SIALKOT: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested as many as 42 human traffickers during a special operation launched in Gujranwala region. A senior FIA official told Customs Today that they have also arrested another two notorious proclaimed offenders, identified as Abdul Haq Butt and Nadir Gujjar. They were named in Red Book of FIA. They have been put ... Read More »

FIA faces strong resistance for placing PSO MD name on ECL

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources has condemned the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for putting Pakistan State Oil (PSO) Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director’s names of exit control list (ECL) without any proof. However, the FIA Additional Director has informed the committee that the names of top PSO officials were being removed from the ECL ... Read More »

20 fake plots allotment case: FIA summons record from CDA

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has called record from Capital Development Authority (CDA) record in respect of 20 fake plots allotment case besides summoning the officers allegedly involved in the scam. Sources said the record has been sought from land department of CDA and several employees including 3 officers have also been summoned for investigation. These officers include Rafaqat Hussain, ... Read More »

NAB investigates Metro Bus Project, 118-kanal land scam

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched inquiry into allotment of 118 kanal land of forest department by CDA to private company of a key political figure at Sangjani and disappearance of record of this land from respective office. NAB, at initial stage has included former member environment of CDA Mian Wahid ud Din, Director General Environment Sheikh Suleman, Assistant ... Read More »

FIA widens ambit in Rs35b gold smuggling probe

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Sindh has broaden its investigation ambit in Rs 35 billion scam and in Rs 500 million worth of gold, gems and jewellery smuggling case, it is learnt. Sources informed Customs Today that the FIA’s Corporate Crime Cell (CCC) has written a letter to the FBR authorities, seeking a list of the officials who were ... Read More »

FIA investigates Rs 35b gold smuggling scam, 4 suspects arrested

ISLAMABAD: An FIA report has revealed that jewelers from Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore have smuggled gold worth Rs 35 billion out of the country in one year on fake customs documents. FIA in its reported submitted to the Ministry of Interior said that this gold was smuggled out mostly via Karachi in one year between 2010 and 2011. The report ... Read More »

Gold smuggling scandal: Nisar directs FIA to step up investigation

ISLAMABAD: An FIA report has revealed that jewelers from Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore have smuggled gold worth Rs 35 billion out of the country in one year on fake customs documents. FIA in its reported submitted to the Ministry of Interior exposed that this gold was smuggled out mostly via Karachi in one year between 2010 and 2011. The report ... Read More »