Kohat: 2 students arrested by FIA for hacking
KOHAT: The Dawn News reported on Sunday, the cyber crime unit of the Federal Investigation Agency on Saturday picked up two college students from their homes here along with computers and whisked them away to Islamabad.
Both Syed Salal Ali Shah Banoori and Syed Saim Ali Shah Banoori had bought computers a few days back. They were alone at their homes in the Garhi Banoorian when the FIA unit conducted raid and took them away after seizing computers and CDs without informing their parents.
A cousin of the students when approached by this correspondent said that Salal was the son of a famous medical store who was not present inside the house at the time of the raid.
Later, they were told by somebody that the two boys had been arrested by the FIA for hacking a banned site.
The officials warned them to remain tight lipped till the completion of inquiry against them.
The local intelligence people when contacted expressed their ignorance about the incident and said that usually in such cases they did not share information with police and rival agencies.