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PTA unearths 5 illegal gateway exchanges at Karachi, Hyderabad, Rawalpindi & Sialkot to control grey trafficking

PTA unearths 5 illegal gateway exchanges at Karachi, Hyderabad, Rawalpindi & Sialkot to control grey trafficking

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) unearths five illegal gateway exchanges at Karachi, Hyderabad, Rawalpindi and Sialkot in its ongoing efforts to control grey trafficking in the country.

According to details, five successful raids against the grey operators were carried out along with FIA team in the areas of Karachi, Hyderabad, Rawalpindi and Sialkot.

First raid was carried out at House No. 250, Girzi Clifton, Karachi An illegal exchange comprising of 1 x 32 Port, 1 X 4 Port gateways along with 2 Laptops, 3 PTCL Modems 142 Sims were confiscated. One person was arrested from the spot.

The second raid was conducted at Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Zainab Plaza, Karachi in which one illegal ex-change comprising of 1×8 ports 2×4 port gateways along with laptop were confiscate. One person was arrested from the scene.

The PTA conducted third raid at Flat 32, Tayyaba Complex, Qasim Abad, Hyderabad in which one illegal ex-change comprising of 9 X 8 ports 1 x 32 port gateways, 2 LAN switches, 2 laptops, 1 PTCL Modem and various Sims were confiscated. One person was arrested from the spot.

Fifth raid was conducted at Rehmanpura, Sialkot in which one illegal exchange comprising of 6 illegal VOIP gateways, 6 x 12 Ports along with other equipment a gun and ammunition etc were confiscated. One person was arrested from the spot and was in FIA custody for further investigation.