TOBA TEK SINGH: A team of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Wednesday night raided Pirmahal Chak 674/15/GB and arrested an accused who was involved in sending people abroad illegally. (more…)
KARACHI: More than 600 slaughtered water birds, locally known as Aarri (Coots), were confiscated and nine persons involved in their illegal trade were caught during a raid conducted by Sindh Wildlife Department staff in Golarchi tehsil of Badin district on Thursday. The wildlife department team, acting on a tip-off, intercepted a vehicle carrying coots with number plate KS-4622 at Golarchi road, coming from Zero point and bound for Dadu district, Aijaz Ahmed, Wildlife inspector told PPI on phone from Golarchi.
KARACHI: More than 600 culled water birds, called coots, were confiscated and nine persons involved in their illegal trade were caught during raids conducted by Sindh Wild Life Department staff in Golarchi Tehsil of Badin district on Thursday. The wildlife department, acting on a tip-off, intercepted a vehicle carrying the Coots on Golarchi Road, coming from Zero point and bound for Dadu district, Aijaz Ahmed, Wildlife Inspector, told PPI on phone from Golarchi. He said they recovered 610 culled water birds from the vehicle and nabbed nine persons including Darya Khan, Rasool Buksh, Ghulam Shabeer, Muhammd Ashraf, Ghulam Ali, Abdul Hammed, Muhammad Ilyas, Adam Ali, and driver Ghulam Husain Jat. He said Coots are protected under Sections 7/17/22/23/33-A of Sindh Wildlife Protection Ordinance.
MULTAN: Special Judge Central Multan/FIA Mazhar Hussain Chaudhry sentenced a human trafficker to 10-year in prison in each offence in 21 different cases.
SAHIWAL, April 18: Seven hardened criminals broke the lockup of Chichawatni Sadar police station on Monday and fled.
KARACHI: A sessions court on Saturday indicted four detained forex dealers in a money laundering case. The court read out the charges against the four suspects —Abdul Munaf Kalia, his brother, Hanif Kalia, Javed Khanani and Atif Polani.
KARACHI: Director of a foreign exchange firm Mehboob Rehmatullah Moti was sent to jail on remand till Jan 1 by a judicial magistrate (south) on Wednesday. Moti, the director and partner of Al-Sahara Exchange Company, was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency on Dec 17 in Karachi for allegedly transferring abroad foreign currency worth billions of rupees unlawfully. On Wednesday, the suspect was produced before Judicial Magistrate (south) Asif Ahmed who sent him into judicial remand. A case (83/08) was registered against the suspect under Sections 5, 8, 22 and 23 of the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act-1947 read with Sections 7, 8 and 20 of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Ordinance-2007 and Sections 409, 420, 467, 471, 477-A/34 of the Pakistan Penal Code at the FIA, crime circle branch, Karachi.
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate (south) on Thursday remanded the director of a foreign exchange firm in Federal Investigation Agency custody till Dec 22 for his alleged involvement in a foreign currency scam. The FIA arrested Mehboob Rehmatullah Moti, the director and partner of Al–Sahara Exchange Company, on Dec 17 in Karachi on charges of illegally transferring foreign currency worth billions of rupees from the country. The suspect was produced in the court of civil judge and judicial magistrate-X (south) Asif Ahmed. The investigators sought the physical remand of the suspect for 14 days. However, the court remanded the suspect in FIA custody till Dec 22 and directed the FIA officials to produce him in court on the next hearing.
KARACHI: The investigation officer submitted an interim charge–sheet against three detained foreign exchange dealers in a case of foreign exchange fraud to the court of district and sessions judge (south) on Tuesday. The Federal Investigation Agency had arrested Mohammad Javed Khanani and Abdul Munaf Kalia, directors of the Khanani and Kalia International, on the night of Nov 7 in Karachi and Lahore, and Hanif S. Kalia, the chairman of the Kalia group, was arrested in Clifton on Nov 28.
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate (south) on Saturday sent a top official of a foreign exchange group into the custody of the Federal Investigation Agency on physical remand for his alleged involvement in a foreign exchange scandal till Dec 6. The FIA arrested Hanif Kalia, chairman of the Kalia Group, in Clifton on Friday on a charge of illegally transferring abroad billions of dollars. His brother, Abdul Munaf Kalia, and Javed Khanani, directors of the Khanani and Kalia International, have already been in FIA custody on the same charge.