ISLAMABAD, May 31 (APP): Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on the direction of Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, is working proactively to identify and apprehend various elements involved inillegal activity of human organs transplantation.
According to Ministry of Interior’s press release issued here on Wednesday, three doctors, four paramedics, two agents, two heads of heinous racket, one facilitator, two donors and two foreign
recipients had been identified so far after the Human Organ Transplant Act was placed on FIA’s schedule.
This was informed during a high level meeting held at the interior ministry with interior minister in chair. The meeting was attended among others by secretary interior, advocate general, DG FIA, zonal directors of FIA and senior officials of interior ministry.
On the arrests of proclaimed offenders (POs), it was informed that since the campaign against POs was launched on the orders of the interior minister, 358 POs were arrested in Punjab, 17 in Sindh, 56 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 12 in Balochistan and 119 in Islamabad.
The minister directed FIA to gear up efforts towards apprehending proclaimed offenders wanted in various cases.
The minister also directed NADRA and FIA to complete, within a week, digitization of red-book containing the names of most wanted human traffickers. Reviewing the progress on various new initiatives being
undertaken by FIA including inquiry against installation of cellular
towers in densely populated areas and their negative effects on human lives, adulteration campaign against the sale of sub-standard imported food items, sale spurious drug and measures to check currency smuggling, Nisar directed FIA to put up comprehensive plan of action for consideration of the cabinet.
FIA officials also briefed the Minister about the arrest of three Afghan women from Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) who were trying to proceed to UK on forged documents with the help
of PIA official. It was informed that main character, Pakistan International
Airlines (PIA) official Israr Ahmed, is under arrest.
Notorious human trafficker Altaf who was also involved in this incident has been identified by FIA and his CNIC has been blocked and passport put in the Passport Control List.
It was informed that efforts are underway to apprehend all those involved into this incident including the main culprit Altaf. FIA officials also briefed the Minister about progress into
Khanani and Kalia case.
It was informed that data of flight of capital of Rs. 103 billion has been retrieved from the main server of KKI.
Besides, data of 56000 transactions of total Rs. 93 billions has also been retrieved from various storage mediums.
It was informed that so far 1023 companies have been Identified /traced out of who committed flight of capital to the tune of 22.69 billion against 8103 transactions.
FIA officials also briefed the Minister about the progress made so far into the match-fixing issue. The meeting was informed that FIA in its campaign for therecovery of petroleum levy, launched on the directives of the Interior Minister, has so far recovered Rs. 2.587 billion and further recoveries are also expected.
The Minister expressed satisfaction over the progress made so far into this campaign. During the meeting the Minister also complimented and
appreciated Director General FIA Amlesh Khan who would be retiring on Wednesday for his long meritorious services.