FIA denies officers beat up two female passengers at Islamabad airport

Published: April 15, 2017

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday denied female officials beat up two women passengers at Benazir Bhutto International Airport.

A video which has gone viral, shows passengers and FIA officials fighting with eachother. Reports suggested that one of the passengers beaten by a female FIA official suffered injuries and had to be rushed to the hospital.

“Three women came to FIA immigration counter and started abusing counter official Noshila Bibi and asked her that there were no toilet papers in the washrooms” FIA said in a statement.

On this, the official on duty told the women that it was not her responsibility. “In response she [the female passenger] abused and tried to slap her,” the statement added. As a result, a scuffle broke out as the two female officials and the three passengers started slapping each other.

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The FIA Director has ordered an internal inquiry into matter and tasked the airport incharge to find out who was responsible for the incident.

“The respect of passengers is FIA’s first priority and at the same time no one should be allowed to abuse government officials,” the FIA statement read.

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  • Haji Atiya
    Apr 15, 2017 - 5:13PM

    Toilet paper must’ve been stolen by a RAW agent in dire need.Recommend

  • salman
    Apr 19, 2017 - 2:37PM

    As per latest videos.. FIA is seen torturing woman.. First they abuse them and come clean as innocent as “Noshila Bibi”…. They investigate their own crimes and always give a clean chit to their powerful employeesRecommend

  • Usman
    Apr 19, 2017 - 2:56PM

    Problem is not in the FIA or a female passenger. Problem is in mentality of 80% Pakistanis and all government employee (from grade 1 to 21). No matter which govt body he or she represents (FIA, Passport Office, Railway, Excise & Taxation, HEC or whatever), they think they are above the law and it is their right to mistreat any other person no matter what their age and gender are. And trust me, this is not going to change, this mentality will spread more and more with every passing day. Also, The suspended FIA officer will be restored (any maybe promoted as well) soon as soon as the news disappear from the media.Recommend

  • MZ
    Apr 19, 2017 - 3:50PM

    After Mashal Khan death and this incident happening in a row, there is a slogan that I can never raise with proud “Pakistan Zindabad”. Recommend

  • Tehsin Sharif
    Apr 20, 2017 - 4:37PM

    I have read the above comments. Just wanted to tell them that please don’t send your comments until you have facts and figures or the real story.

    The female passenger was very rude and wants to physical with FIA lady. This jali foreigners thing that they are very smart than the pakistani national and they can do anything because they are above law. Do you thing that they can behave like this in their so called adopted country NO.
    Than why here. Because they get shity treatment in their adopted country. Recommend

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