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FIA nabs 7 suspects involved in human trafficking

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday disclosed that it has arrested seven suspects involved in human trafficking, while the deputy director said that it is inevitable to remove ‘black sheep’ from the department, ARY News reported.

Addressing a press conference here, the deputy director of FIA’s anti-human trafficking circle, Ashfaq Alam told that the agency has rounded up seven suspects in last ten days, who were involved in human smuggling.

“The suspects include fugitive travel agents and some foreigners as well”, he added.

The FIA deputy director said that one of the suspects tried to bribe an official by offering him Rs 5 lac. He elaborated that the arrested suspects also include an agent who used to send people to South Korea illegally, from whom the FIA recovered 18 passports.

He said that officials also recovered dozens of CNICs, passport receipts and other documents from him.

 

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