FIA busts gang operating fake EOBI office

Daily Times

GUJRANWALA: The Gujranwala Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) Regional Head Kashif Zia Khan on Sunday presented a souvenir of appreciation to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) deputy director Mufhakar Adeel for being a gentleman of complete integrity and professionalism.
Reportedly, following the directives of EOBI Chairman Khaqan Murtaza, Kashif Zia filed a complaint with FIA against an alleged illegal EOBI office being operated at Nursery Chowk on Dastaghir Road in Gujranwala.
Consequently, the FIA team raided and arrested a gang of three suspects red-handed in forging documents, and seized bogus stamps of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP). The accused including EOBI senior assistant Tariq Waraich were counterfeiting pension documents and fleecing senior citizens and downtrodden working class.
Meanwhile, the general public has lauded the action against malefactors while assistant director Nafeesa Naz and Waqas Muzzafar also expressed their full support to the management and eulogised the
The FIA team on Sunday launched a crackdown against human traffickers and arrested eight suspects from Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Lahore, Hafizabad and Gujranwala.
Reportedly, the FIA deputy director Mufakhir Adeel said that FIA conducted raids and detained the suspects including Faiz Ahmed, Muhammad Waris, Nabeel, Arslan, Wazir Ali, Musayab Raza, Abaas and Rana Usman. The accused transported people abroad illegally.The Hafizabad anti-corruption team on Sunday arrested two suspects on charges of fraud.
Reportedly, a citizen Iram lodged an application that accused a stamp vendor namely Muhammad Akram and a beneficiary Khalid Pervez of preparing a forged stamp paper to deed the property of Iram worth Rs 3 million. Consequently, the anti-corruption team investigated and found sufficient evidence against the accused to establish a case.
Two people died in a road accident at Sialkot Road in Gujranwala on Sunday.
Reportedly, 40-year-old Tanvir, along with his 15-year-old niece namely Khadija, was travelling to Sialkot when their car ploughed into a tree near Kalar Syedan, a tehsil in the Rawalpindi District of Punjab. Consequently, they both died on the spot.

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