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FIA recovers millions of rupees after conducting 100 raids

FIA recovers millions of rupees after conducting 100 raids

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has completed its 100 raids on the people involved in the illegal business of Hawala/Hundi and recovered millions of Pakistani and foreign currency, said a spokesman for the probe agency.

He said that under the instructions of FIA Corporate Crime Circle Lahore Deputy Director Jamil Ahmad Khan Mayo and in pursuance of the National Action Plan, 100th raid was conducted by the team which consisted of Inspectors Nasir Awan, Abdul Qayyum, Muhammad Ashfaq, Shafqat Jabbar, Nadir Azad and Muhammad Marouf, on a shop #68, New Azam Cloth Market Lahore, where one Khalil Khan was found involved in illegal business of Hundi/Hawala without permission of the State Bank of Pakistan. Receipts, Ledger regarding Hundi/Hawala, cheques and deposit-slips were recovered from his possession.

The FIA has registered a case and arrested accused Khalil Khan besides recovering millions of Pakistani and foreign currencies.

The spokesman said around 100 accused have so far been arrested and their challans were submitted to the court.