Afghan national arrested with fake Pakistani passport

During investigation, the suspect said he was an Afghan national and was currently living in a refugee camp


Our Correspondent April 10, 2016
PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD:


The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday arrested an Afghan national in possession of a fake Pakistani passport.


Gul Akhtar, the suspect, was booked a Saudi Arabia-bound PIA flight. Immigration officials, however, found that the passport he held was fake.


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During investigation, the suspect said he was an Afghan national and was currently living in a refugee camp in Haripur district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.


He said his real name was Muhammad Sharif and he hailed from Jalalabad.


He said he acquired the passport and work visa through an agent in Peshawar.


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He has been handed over to anti-human trafficking cell of the FIA for further investigation.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 11th,  2016.

COMMENTS (1)

Pakistani | 5 years ago | Reply Can we please kick all these Afghan Refugees back to Afghanistan. They hate us even when we were so nice to them!
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