FIA Quetta arrests 4 accused involved in money laundering
Staff Reporter :
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Quetta on Thursday arrested 4 accused involved in money laundering. FIA conducted a raid at Dr. Bano road Quetta and arrested four accused, an official said.
The accused were involved in illegal foreign exchange, hawala/hundi in a clandestine manner in the heart of Quetta city, the FIA official stated. A First Iinformaio Report (FIR) was registered against Hayat Ullah, Abdul Raheem, Aman Ullah, Syed Noor ud Din, Aminullah, and Attaullah.
Accused had an organized link in Dubai
The accused had no license from the State Bank of Pakistan, thus causing huge financial losses to the national exchequer. Initial investigation suggests the accused have good links and communication in Dubai, FIA official revealed.
The Director FIA Abdul Hameed Bhutto has directed the concerned officials to extend the scope of the investigation and unearth the elements involved in money laundering in the province. FIA has expedited efforts to apprehend the culprits involved in money laundering in view of recommendations by the Financial Assistance Task Force (FATF).
More arrests are expected within the next few days, the FIA official concluded.