Proclaimed offender apprehended in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) claimed to have apprehended a proclaimed offender, during a raid in Islamabad.

On a tip-off, the FIA Anti-Human Trafficking cell conducted raid on Wednesday in Thanda Pani Neelor area in Islamabad and rounded up a human trafficker identified as Tariq Inam who was running an organized network of Hajj tour.

Cases of Human smuggling and fraud were registered against Tariq in 2015 and 2016, hence, he was declared a proclaimed offender.

FIA officials said that, Tariq has been impersonating himself as Hajj tour operator, while he had looted Rs8.7 million from the several persons in the name of sending them to Saudi Arabia on Hajj visa.

The FIA have conducted raids for arresting his accomplices, however, no arrests has been made till the filing of this report.

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