Forged Indian visa stamps, Afghan govt documents recovered in K-P

K-P Police also seize pamphlets of Afghan, Pakistan Taliban

Our Correspondent December 06, 2018
Representational image. PHOTO: REUTERS

PESHAWAR: Police in Peshawar have recovered forged documents and stamps of Afghan and Indian government besides literature of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) from a printing press in the old city area of Qissakhwani Bazaar.

Acting on a tip-off the Khan Raziq Shaheed police station raided a printing press in Dahki Nalbandi locality of Qissakhwani area and recovered TTP pamphlets, Indian visa stamps, K-P police cards and Afghan customs papers.

Khan Raziq Shaheed police station SHO Muhmamad Noor Khan said they had received information that clandestine activities were going on at the Yousafzai Printing Press in the inner Peshawar city.

Noor said that plainclothesmen were deployed to survey the area and find out exactly what was going on. The revelations he said were startling following which he informed the higher authorities and and git a go-ahead signal for the raid.

Subsequently, a police party raided the Yousufzai Printing Press and arrested its owner Qari Saif Ullah who is a resident of the Kakshal area of Peshawar.

During search of the premises, SHO Noor said, police recovered K-P police cards, stamps of the Indian visa, pamphlets of TTP and Afghan Taliban, besides Afghan customs receipts and letter heads.

Noor said the owner of the press was under interrogation at the precinct and charges will be framed after initial investigation.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 6th, 2018.

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