KARACHI: 93 Pakistani deportees from US arrive back home through chartered flight, media has reported.
As many as 93 deported Pakistani from the United States (US) have arrived at Islamabad International Airport here on Wednesday.
The deportees were shifted to Pakistan via a special chartered plane by the US authorities. The Us had taken the individuals into custody over immigration violations, criminal conduct and other charges.
Upon arrival, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) took them into custody and shifted to anti-human trafficking cell for further investigation.
Earlier, the US had imposed sanctions on three Pakistani officials after a row between the two countries over deportation of the Pakistanis. The US had imposed visa sanctions on DG passport, Interior Ministry’s joint and additional secretaries. Three officials are said to be overseeing country’s policy on accepting back nationals deported from other countries.
Whereas the Pakistani government had asked the US to fulfill the legal requirements ahead of deporting the Pakistanis.
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