LAHORE – A local court on Monday sent 11 Chinese nationals, involved in trafficking Pakistani girls to China after contracting marriages, to jail on 14-day judicial remand.
Earlier, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials produced all the accused including Hongfa Yang, Chuanjia Liu, Libing Liu, Bo Wang, Gongze He, Tianyi Liu, Yang Feng Xnu, Song Guoqlang, Liu, We Linping and others before Judicial Magistrate Amir Raza on expiry of physical remand.
The officials stated that investigations had been completed from the accused and their custody was no longer required. They requested the court to sent the accused to jail on judicial remand.
At this, the court sent the accused to jail on Judicial remand till May 27 and directed for producing them on expiry of the term. The court also directed officials for submitting challan against the accused on the next date of hearing.
It is pertinent to mention here that the FIA arrested the accused from a house in Johar Town Lahore and other areas of the city on an application by one Nazir Ahmad, On May 9.
Nazir’s daughter told the officials that the Chinese national contract marriage with Pakistani girls and took them to China for prostitution.
Two locals were also arrested in connection with the case but they had been sent to jail on judicial remand already.
FIA had arrested a number of Chinese nationals during the past week in a crackdown on the charges of human trafficking.