Islamabad: Three held for running illegal currency business
ISLAMABAD: The crime wing of the FIA Saturday in a crackdown arrested three persons who were involved in running illegal currency exchange agencies in Islamabad and Rawalpindi recovering currencies of different countries as well as Pakistani rupees from them, the sources said.
Upon receiving information regarding illegal trade of foreign currency, FIA conducted a raid at Imperial International and recovered British Pound Sterling, Canadian, American and Australian dollars, Indian, Oman, currencies as well as Euros, Malaysian HK, UAE’s Dirhams, Saudi Riyals and Kuwait’s Denars from the shop.
The FIA arrested three persons who were involved in the illegal business. The suspects were identified as Kashif Tareen, Safdar Mehmood and Sadiq Baig. A FIR has been registered against them and further investigation is in progress.