FIA arrests 29 deportees from Sialkot airport

Deportees arrived at Sialkot airport through a flight of a private airline G-9551 from Turkey


APP April 28, 2018
PHOTO:FILE

SIALKOT: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested 29 Pakistani nationals, who were deported from Turkey, at Sialkot International Airport, an official said on Friday.

He said the deportees arrived at Sialkot airport through a flight of a private airline G-9551 from Turkey. He said that they had traveled to Turkey illegally and were deported by the Turkish government.

The FIA registered cases against them and started investigation. Meanwhile, police claimed to have arrested three drug-traffickers and seized 6.5 kilogrammes of hashish from them.

The police said Muradpur police station team intercepted Ayub near Kashmir Road and confiscated 2.250 kilogrammes of hashish from his possession.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 28th, 2018.

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