GUJRANWALA: As part of Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) crackdown against human smugglers, the anti-human smuggling unit arrested 10 human traffickers during a raid in Gujranwala. An official of Gujranwala Circle said the accused were arrested from Mandi Bahauddin and Sialkot during raids. He added they were involved in looting innocent people on the pretext of sending them abroad. The arrested accused were identified as Muhammad Riaz, Muhammad Sarwar, Muhammad Naeem, Zaheer Abbas, Muhammad Usman, Mirza Sarwar, Muhammad Shoaib, Riyasat Ali, Rashid Mumtaz and Muhammad Shabbir Malik. The accused were wanted to different police stations in a number of cases. Several FIRS were registered against them.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 24th, 2018.