FAISALABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Faisalabad arrested an alleged human trafficker, Naeem Shuja, from Kutchery Bazaar.
According to FIA spokesman, a team conducted raid at Sadique Plaza Office No 1 on getting information that some agents were receiving passports and money in an insurance company office from the people on the pretext of sending them abroad.
During the raid, the team recovered 152 passports, birth certificates, medical certificates and police character certificates from the possession of accused Naeem Shuja son of Shuja Din resident of Hajweri Town Faisalabad.
During interrogation, the accused disclosed that he received these passports from Rana Tariq, owner of M/s Arshmaan Manpower Bureau Faisalabad, who has been receiving money from people on the pretext to send them abroad for overseas employment.
Therefore, a case vide FIR No 250/2018 under sections 17/18/22 Emigration Ordinance 1979, 6 Passport Act 1974 has been registered against Naeem Shuja and Rana Tariq and further investigation is under progress.
Three FIRs and many enquiries have already been registered in the past against M/s Arshman Manpower Bureau Faisalabad by FIA Faisalabad for their involvement in illegal immigration and human trafficking followed by defrauding innocent people on the pretext of overseas employment, spokesman added.