Iran deports 186 Pakistani nationals

Immigrants were living there without valid travelling documents

APP August 03, 2018
The Pakistani immigrants were handed over to the Levies force at the Pak-Iran border at Taftan in Chaghi district. PHOTO: File

QUETTA: Iranian security force has handed over 186 Pakistani nationals to the Levies force at Pak-Iran border at Taftan in Chaghi district, Levies sources said on Thursday.

Iran deports over 20 Pakistani immigrants

According to details, these Pakistani workers had gone to Iran for their livelihood. They were apprehended from different parts of Iran by security forces because they were living there without valid travelling documents.

Levies sources said these deportees would be handed over to the Federal Investigation Agency for further investigation after completion of initial inquiry.

It was reported last year that Iran is deports 20,000 to 26,000 illegal Pakistani immigrants every year, a senior official of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) claimed.

Iran deports over 20,000 illegal Pakistani immigrants every year

“Iran had deported more than 26,000 illegal immigrants of Pakistani origin after a brief detention. All of them were intending to reach Europe via Iran, Turkey and Greek, with the help of human smugglers,” the official said.

Confirming the information, an assistant commissioner of Balochistan’s city of Taftan said such deportation has “become a normal exercise for us”, adding that every day a large number of Pakistanis are being deported.


Tyggar | 3 years ago | Reply Why not go to China? Pakistanis will get sweeter than, higher than, closer than, welcome in China, after all so many Chinese are working in Pakistan that they can beat up local policemen
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