Corrupt official: FIA suspends officer over extortion

A telephone feedback system at the Islamabad offices of the FIA established these charges


Our Correspondent April 08, 2016

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has suspended one of its officials on corruption charges here on Friday. Inspector Rana Shahid Habib was accused by Riaz Ahmed, a resident of Lahore, of extortion. Habib had allegedly extorted Rs25,000 from Ahmed’s father and had consequently released him. A telephone feedback system at the Islamabad offices of the FIA established these charges, after which Inspector Habib was suspended and a formal inquiry was ordered against him.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 9th,  2016.

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