Islamabad: American arrested
ISLAMABAD, June 10: An American was arrested from his residence in the capital on Friday for overstaying in Pakistan, police said.
Mathew Craig’s visa expired two months ago, according to police. Police raidedhis residence in sector E-11 and took him into custody under the Foreigners Act.
The American, who had come to Pakistan two years back on a multiple-business-visa, was put behind the bars in Golra police station after a case was registered against him under the Foreigners Act. He will be produced in court on Saturday (today).
Police sources said the American, married to a Pakistani girl, was supposed to leave Pakistan by June 4, adding that he had also stayed in Abbottabad for some months.
Sources said he was under the observation of intelligence agencies for the past some months as he had changed his residence from sector F-8 to E-11 recently.