3 Iranian impostors nabbed in Karachi
KARACHI: The Artillery Maidan Police apprehended three Iranian nationals Wednesday for robbing a Japanese National on Club Road on March 29, The News reported Thursday.
The arrested criminals had important documents and currency, which included Rs45,000, Japanese Yen 40,000 and US$6,300, from the Japanese national, Masa Kazu, after showing him their fake police IDs.
Kazu was dropped by a cab to a hotel in Karachi when a car stopped near him, and two suspects, dressed as police officials, accosted him, showed him their identification cards, and asked him to show his passport and luggage.
As soon as Kazu handed over the bag, the suspects sat inside their car and fled the scene.
Artillery Maidan Police’s Station Investigation Officer (SIO) Imtiaz told media that the police acquired the number plate of the car used in the incident which they found out registered under the name of Nusrat Rizvi, a man running a rent-a-car shop in Model Colony.
Rizvi told the police during interrogation that the car was hired by a man named Humayun Khan, a resident of Model Colony.
Humyaun tried to escape but Police somehow managed to capture him as well as his three accomplices –Amir Sher Khan, Karim Sher Khan, and Niaz Asghar—besides a woman Haseena Bibi.
Police also recovered the looted property as well as a quantity of fake identification cards of the Police, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Interpol.