TANK: FIA Dera Region cites ongoing crackdown in Tank and Dera Ismail Khan against those involved in illegal Hawala-Hundi business.
An amount of more than 20 lakh rupees was recovered, 12 accused were arrested after registering 9 cases, 18750 Saudi riyals and 100 UAE dirhams were also recovered.
Deputy Director FIA Dera Region Abdul Hai Babar told the media, that on the special instructions of Director FIA Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nisar Ahmed Khan, indiscriminate actions have been initiated against the elements causing damage to the national treasury, which will continue without discrimination.
He said that on secret information, FIA Dera teams conducted operations against elements involved in nefarious business like Hawala-Hundi in Tank and Dera Ismail Khan during the month of September.
During various raids, 12 accused have been arrested and 9 cases have been registered and Pakistani currency worth more than 2 million rupees has been recovered.
While Hawala-Hundi receipts and mobile phones have also been recovered from the arrested accused and taken into custody.
Deputy Director FIA Dera further informed that 18750 Saudi Riyals and 100 UAE Dirhams were recovered from the suspects during the said raids.
While in another operation, the FIA Dera team has arrested the accused while thwarting the smuggling of illegal clothes worth lakhs of rupees in Dera.
He said that on the direction of the Director FIA, FIA Dera Region Hawala-Hundi and other illegal businesses which are causing damage to the country’s finances and economy.
He said, strict legal action is being taken against the people involved in them and such elements will be brought to book and they will be made an example.