Karachi: `Swindlers` remanded
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate (south) on Friday remanded four suspects into FIA custody till Nov 16. The suspects, Aleem, Shahbaz Afazl, Saeed, Khurram Rafiq and Mohamamd Ayaz were arrested on Nov 12 from outside a bank branch. The prosecution said that the suspects had called a woman by phone on Nov 10 to tell her that she had won a car in a lucky draw. Asking her to deposit Rs28,900 in the specified bank account to get the prize, they invited the woman to the bank. However, an FIA team arrested them when they tried to draw the money.
Investigators of the case said that the suspects had deceived a number of people in similar fashion.
A case (FIR No 74/08) was registered under Section 419, 420 and 471/34 of PPC and Sections 7 & 8 of the Prevention of Electronic Crime Ordinance 2007 at FIR crime circle police station.