KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has apprehended a proclaimed offender, absconder and impersonator who was calling the government officers/officials, bankers, private persons and politicians to extort money.
After investigations, it was transpired that the mobile number of the impersonator – a fake NAB officer – was registered in the name of a Kohat resident. The mobile number is being misused by somebody else, who is falsely claiming himself as the NAB officer.
This number was further traced though intelligence authorities, who tracked down actual culprit as Irshad Ali Channa, a resident of Jamshoro. The NAB team with the support of Jamshoro police traced and arrested the impersonator, who was calling himself as the NAB Officer.
As per the source information and interrogation with an imposter, he has confessed that he has extorted money from officers of different departments, politicians and private persons. The mode of extorting money from the persons was through e-transactions (Easypaisa, Easyload ets).
An FIR no 188 /2018 has been lodged at PS Jamshoro against the culprit. He is now under the police remand and investigation under process to unearth further information from him.