ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested a man who tried to obtain a US visa with the help of a fake UK visa. The suspect, Afzal Ahmed, was produced before a judicial magistrate and was sent to jail on judicial custody remand. FIA officials informed the court that the suspect submitted fake documents to US embassy in Islamabad while applying for a visa. The suspect told investigators that he had paid Rs200,000 to a Karachi-based agent Abid Mukhtar for the UK visa. FIA sought four-day physical custody remand of the suspect in order to arrest Mukhtar. The court, however, turned down the request and sent the suspect to jail.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 18th, 2016.
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