Wanted suspects stopped from fleeing country

The suspects were arrested by the FIA’s immigration staff at the Islamabad International Airport


Our Correspondent March 29, 2019
The suspects were arrested by the FIA’s immigration staff at the Islamabad International Airport. PHOTO: FILE

RAWALPINDI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) foiled the attempts of two wanted men to flee abroad from the Islamabad International Airport (IIA). Suspect Mureed Hussain, who was wanted in a murder case by the Toba Tek Singh police, was arrested by the FIA’s immigration staff while he was trying to escape to Dubai. Another suspect, Hussain Haider Hamdani, wanted in a fraud case worth millions, was trying to escape abroad. However, FIA officials arrested him.  Meanwhile, the Airport Security Force (ASF) at IIA recovered bullets from a passenger’s luggage on Thursday. While checking in for a flight to Manchester, seven bullets were found from the luggage of Jhelum resident Faisal. The suspect was handed over to the police after due process.  

Published in The Express Tribune, March 29th, 2019.

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