Islamabad: Phoney MP’s aide arrested
Islamabad: The Secretariat Police have arrested a man who portrayed himself as a close aide of a parliamentarian and tried to deceive an official of the Ministry of Industries and Production, the police spokesman said here on Tuesday.
He said that Nazeer Ahmed, serving as director in the Ministry of Industries and Production, told police that he received a call and the caller introduced himself as Senator Faisal Raza Abidi. “He directed me to give 200,000 bags of fertilizer to Bashir Ahmed. On July 4, a man, Bashir Ahmed, gave me an application for supply of 200,000 fertilizer bags. I smelt something fishy going on, as the voice of the caller and the man who came to my office was the same. I called police and got him arrested.” Police have registered a case against the alleged fraudster and started investigation.