Behind Bars: Human trafficker among six arrested

Proclaimed offender and notorious human trafficker identified as Muhammad Shahbaz booked in at least three cases


Our Correspondent February 11, 2017
Proclaimed offender and notorious human trafficker identified as Muhammad Shahbaz booked in at least three cases. PHOTO: EXPRESS

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) claimed to have arrested six suspects from Punjab for their involvement in human trafficking and preparing forged immigration documents. The Sialkot FIA arrested a proclaimed offender and notorious human trafficker identified as Muhammad Shahbaz booked in at least three cases. The Gujrat FIA also conducted a raid and arrested a land route agent identified as Javed Iqbal alias Javed Musali. At the Lahore airport, the FIA authorities off-loaded a passenger named Ali Sher was arrested after he was found to be travelling on a forged Schengen visa. Three other suspects were also arrested for extorting money from people interested in going to Canada.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 11th, 2017.

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