FIA arrests three over bank fraud

Recovered five blank cheques

Our Correspondent June 02, 2021


Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Balochistan commercial banking circle on Tuesday arrested three accused from a private bank for forging cheques of Rs1.73 million.

The FIA arrested Syed Hamad Ali Shah, Ammar Hussain and Amjad Siraj, the leaders of the gang, and recovered five blank cheques from their possession, according to FIA Balochistan Director Abdul Hameed Bhutto. An official said Deputy Director Commercial Banking Circle Abdul Rauf Sheikh, Deputy Director Bakhtiar Chana, and Inspector Zubair Ahmad Durrani were also present on the occasion.

He added that a case number 10/2021 had been registered against the accused, while further investigation had been initiated.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 2nd, 2021.