Islamabad: FIA takes custody of 59 illegal deportees
ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)’s Immigration Wing on Thursday took into its custody 59 illegal deportees at Benazir Bhutto International Airport who arrived here through a flight of Gulf Airline from Greece. An official of FIA informed that all these illegal deportees were being handed over to FIA’s concerned Anti–human Trafficking Cells (AHTC) for further legal action. He said that action would also be initiated against the travel agents who helped them going abroad through illegal means.
According to the Immigration Wing, all these persons went to Greece through illegal routs via Iran and Turkey and were later arrested by the Greece authorities due to illegal entry in Greece through ship. Out of the total 59 deportees, 49 belong to Gujrat while 5 from Peshawar and Rawalpindi each.