FIA tasked to act against power, gas thieves

Minister also received a report on Greece boat accident submitted by the FIA


APP March 22, 2024
Sourcing Kandhkot gas for the Qadipur plant can provide a potential benefit of over Rs300 billion to consumers over the next 13 years. photo: file

ISLAMABAD:

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) was given the task on Thursday to initiate a crackdown against power and gas thieves across the country, and tighten the noose around those involved in the Hundi and Hawala business and in human trafficking.

Chairing a meeting, Interior and Narctotics Control Minister Mohsin Naqvi instructed the FIA, to take strict legal action against electricity and gas thefts, after the he was informed that the agency he already constituted special teams on the instructions given to it in a previous meeting.

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The minister also received a report on Greece boat accident submitted by the FIA. The minister directed that all the elements involved in this tragedy must be brought to justice. He also directed strict action against all those involved in human trafficking.

The minister also directed to further action against those involved in the Hundi or Hawala business. The minister also reviewed the progress on pending promotions of the FIA officials and directed for taking up pending promotion cases on urgent basis.

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