FIA involved in human trafficking: Pakistan Embassy in Libya

Embassy claims FIA immigrating several Pakistanis illegally to various countries on bogus job openings.

Web Desk September 06, 2012

The Pakistan Embassy in Libya has written a letter to the Foreign Ministry revealing that the Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) Immigration department in Islamabad, is involved in human trafficking, Express News reported on Thursday.

The embassy claimed that travel documents were being used for opening bogus vacancies in fake companies, and added that the officials at FIA Immigration department in Islamabad are charging between Rs25,000-50,000 per person to smuggle them abroad.

Thousands of Pakistanis have been illegally sent to various places across the world who are now dwelling in jails where they are inhumanly treated, the embassy further said and added that many of them have even lost their lives.

The letter added that hundreds of Pakistanis contact the embassy every day saying that they have no money to eat and appeal to be sent back to Pakistan. This is why, the letter urged, a ban should be imposed immediately on all people travelling to Libya and action should be taken against FIA officials involved in the fraud.

On receiving the letter, the Foreign Ministry has sought a report from the Interior Ministry on the matter.

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HADI SAKEY | 8 years ago | Reply

How can FIA be involved in human trafficking.?? The Minister heading FIA is a man of outstanding competence and efficiency. Let there be a neutral committee to investigate this allegation.

Pashtun voice | 8 years ago | Reply

hmmm makes sense because Rs25k - 50k can only take one to Libya. Now getting to the UK expect to pay 10 x that

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