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FIA arrests human-trafficker

FIA arrests human-trafficker

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested a human trafficker on Tuesday and recovered 51 passports, two driving licenses, two medical reports for attaining visa and four computerised national identity cards (CNIC) from his possession. FIA Punjab Director Zafar Qureshi said that the agency had received information that the Al-Nasir Travel Agency, Hafizabad was illegally sending intending immigrants to Oman, Malaysia, Dubai and Kuwait on which he directed FIA Gujranwala

Haj-scam FIA investigators leave for Jeddah today

ISLAMABAD: The crucial visit of the three-member Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team probing the Hajj accommodation scam had been put off for a day due to a delay in the issuance of visas and now it will proceed to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia today (Tuesday).
According to an agency official, the team comprising FIA Director Hassan Asghar, FIA Deputy Director Khalid Rasool and FIA Inspector Main Sabir would collect evidence from the crime scene in Jeddah, where investigators would

Haj scam – Swati accuses Kazmi in written statement to FIA

ISLAMABAD: Science and Technology Minister Mohammad Azam Khan Swati on Monday submitted a written statement to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in reference to the Haj corruption case, in which he has accused the minister for Religious Affairs of being involved in the scam. Swati submitted his statement to FIA Director General (DG) Waseem Ahmad, in which he quoted the Religious Affairs secretary as saying that Religious Affairs Minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi was involved in the Hajj

SC says FIA report on Haj corruption

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday warned Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Waseem Ahmed for adopting a lenient approach while probing into alleged corruption and mishandling of Haj affairs, calling his conduct “disappointing”.
Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry expressed surprise over the DG’s decision to entrust the investigations to a grade 16 officer. “This is a high profile case involving prestige of the country, but an FIA inspector has been

‘FIA will bring main accused in NICL scam back to country by Dec 9’

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will bring former minister of state for defense Habibullah Warraich’s son Mohsin Warraich – the main nominated accused in the National Insurance Corporation Limited (NICL) Scam – to Pakistan before December 9, FIA Punjab Director Zafar Qureshi claimed on Tuesday.
He made these comments while addressing a press conference at his office about the arrest of proclaimed offender Mazhar Iqbal Butter, considered to be the top-most

Will FIA question Elahi, Gul and Shah for Benazir’s murder?

ISLAMABAD: The intention and sincerity of the Pakistan People’s Party government to expand the investigation into the assassination of Benazir Bhutto will be clear only if all those she had named in her letter are also served a questionnaire similar to the one FIA sent to former president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf.
Political circles have termed the government’s decision to expand the investigation by involving Musharraf a political gimmick to hoodwink the people and divert their

FIA refuses bargain with NICL chariman prior to arrest

LAHORE: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials have refused any bargain with Chairman National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) Ayyaz Khan Niaz prior to his arrest, Pakistan Today learnt on Monday.
Well placed FIA sources told Pakistan Today that lawyer of Ayyaz Khan Niazi has contacted the lawyer of FIA and offered them a settlement. Sources said that the lawyer of Ayyaz Khan Niazi requested FIA officials through their lawyer to stop raiding at different residences of

PEMRA, FIA and FBR to raid Dreambox sales together

KARACHI: In order to enlist help in carrying out raids to curb the illegal selling of Dreambox across the country, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator Authority (PEMRA) has written letters to Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).
Dream box and revolving dish are equipments smuggled from India which allow free ‘Direct to Home’ (DTH) access to all the channels in the world.
“A complaint was filed by Cable Operators Assocation

FIA includes Musharraf in Benazir murder probe

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team probing the Benazir Buhtto murder case has included former president Pervez Musharraf in the investigation and sent him a 32-point questionnaire on several key issues.
Referring to a letter written to Musharraf by Benazir Bhutto in which she informed him about threats to her life, the investigation team has asked the former military ruler why foolproof security was not provided by his regime to Benazir even after the Taliban

Arrest everyone involved in human trafficking, Malik tells FIA

KARACHI: Taking serious note of the deportation of 106 Pakistanis, 54 from Punjab and 52 from Balochistan, at the Taftan Check Post, Interior Minister Rehman Malik ordered the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) director general on Sunday to ensure that every last man involved in human trafficking is put behind bars.
He issued this order while presiding over a high-level meeting held at the National Crisis Management Cell in Karachi to review the grave issue of human trafficking,

SC upset with FIA for not arresting NICL chairman

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) director general to arrest the main culprits in the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) scam, including NICL Chairman Ayaz Khan and Mohsin Warriach.
A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, was conducting suo motu hearing on a case regarding the alleged violation of rules by the NICL chairman in the procurement of land, which caused huge

FIA raids mini exchanges

FIA seizes 7 mini exchanges, 300 mobile phone sims and equipment worth Rs. 20 million
Mini exchanges caused 50 million monthly losses to the national exchequer
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials in its crackdown against mini exchanges on Thursday have claimed to seize seven mini exchanges working in different areas of the provincial capital.
The FIA officials told that six teams of the FIA under the supervision of Deputy Director Cyber Crimes