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FIA receives physical remand of MPA Nazir Chohan

LAHORE: A district court on Thursday handed over MPA Nazir Chohan to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on a two-day physical remand. The FIA presented MPA Nazir Chohan before the court of Judicial Magistrate Yousuf Abdul Rehman. The district approved the

FIA launches enquiry against former Senator’s oil companies

KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has initiated an enquiry against oil companies, including one owned by former Senator Taj Muhammad Afridi, for misusing oil intended for NATO supplies and causing massive losses to the national exchequer.  Taj Muhammad Afridi, a

Sanaullah Abbasi appointed as DG FIA, replaces Wajid Zia

ISLAMABAD: The government has appointed Sanaullah Abbasi as new Director-General of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). “The Prime Minister is pleased to transfer the DG FIA into the Police Service of Pakistan and appoint Sanaullah Abbasi as the new Director-General

Ex-DG FIA Bashir Memon retracts allegations against PM

ISLAMABAD: Just days after his tirade, Former Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon retracted his allegations against Prime Minister Imran Khan for ordering him to file a case against Supreme Court Justice Qazi Faez Isa. Memon, who alleged

Political interference

The recent judgement in the Justice Qazi Faiz Isa presidential reference case and the fallout after the allegations by former DG FIA Bashir Memon will certainly taint the PTI’s reputation. The party claims it was founded on the principles of

SC should take notice of ex-DG FIA’s allegations: Maryam Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz demanded to set a judicial commission to probe the allegations by former director general Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon against the prime minister. Memon had claimed that PM Imran Khan had pressurised him

Ex-DG FIA claims PM pressurized him to file cases against Justice Isa, PML-N leaders

ISLAMABAD: Former director general of the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) Bashir Memon has accused the prime minister and his cabinet members of using the investigative agency for political purposes. Speaking to a private TV channel, the former official said that

FIA files charges against Jahangir Tareen in sugar scandal, money laundering

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has filed two FIRs against political stalwart Jahangir Tareen and two family members in sugar scandal and money laundering charges, FIA Lahore registered cases against CEO JWD Sugar Mills, Jahangir Tareen, his son Ali

Sugar mafia crackdown: FIA arrests three brokers in Karachi

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) launched a crackdown against sugar mafia and arrested three brokers in in Karachi allegedly involved in speculative pricing. FIA Corporate Circle conducted a raid and arrested three brokers named Dayaldas, Santosh Kumar and Raj

FIA forms 20 teams to crackdown against sugar mafia

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has formed 20 teams to launch a massive crackdown against the sugar mafia for ‘speculative pricing’ and hiking the price of the commodity.  The FIA has detected Rs110 billion earning by the sugar mafia

Omair Rana reacts to PEMRA’s notice on ‘Dil Na Umeed Toh Nahi’

Dil Na Umeed Toh Nahi actor Omair Rana has responded to the notice issued by the Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to the makers of the drama over reviewing its content to the regulatory body’s code of conduct. In a

FIA arrests pilot, five CAA officers in fake license case

KARACHI: A pilot and five officers of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have been arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in the fake pilots’ licence scandal. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) corporate crime circle completed its investigation into the issuance

Police arrests RAW-linked terrorist in Keamari

KARACHI: Police claimed to have arrested a suspected terrorist allegedly linked to Indian spy agency RAW in Keamari district. Keamari SSP Fida Hussain Janweri said the Keamari district police in collaboration with intelligence agencies arrested Mansoor Ali alias Anil in

FIA arrests CEO among eight employees of software house

KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested eight people including the CEO of Digitonics Lab software house in the case of suspicious foreign transactions. CEO Digitonics Lab Pvt. Ltd Burhan Mirza was among eight employees arrested on charges of local

FIA raids software house over suspicious foreign transactions

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) raided a software house on Shahrah-e-Faisal and seized the company’s records, data, and computers. The company is located on the sixth floor of the Business Avenue building. The FIA Cyber Crime Circle sealed the

FIA books Utility Stores officer for money laundering

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency’s Corporate Crime Cell (CCC) has registered a case of money-laundering against an officer of the Utility Stores Corporation. Muneer Ahmed, an officer of Utility Stores Corporation, is already confined to the Central Jail, Karachi, under

FIA arrests 150 Pakistanis deported from Saudi Arabia

MULTAN: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has taken into custody 150 Pakistanis deported from Saudi Arabia on their arrival in Multan. Pakistanis deported from Saudi Arabia were flown to Multan on a special flight. As per the FIA sources, citizens

FIA summons PML-N leader, brothers over money laundering charges

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has summoned a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and his brothers over their alleged involvement in money laundering and other criminal activities. FIA Lahore has issued a summon against Saif-ul-Malook Khokhar and his brothers Muhammad

FIA files case against former PIA CEO for illegal appointment

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has lodged a case against two former officers of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) for causing a loss of Rs5.2 million to the national airline. FIA Corporate Crime Crime filed the case against two foreign

LHC declares FIA’s sugar inquiry JIT as ‘null and void’

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday declared the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) joint investigation team (JIT) team formed to probe the multi-billion-rupee sugar scam as ‘null and void’. The ruling is a relief to sugar mills owned by the

FIA arrests suspected ‘RAW agent’ in Karachi

KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested an alleged agent of the Indian spy agency RAW in Karachi. The Anti-Terrorism Wing of the federal agency conducted a raid to bust the terror network and arrested Abdul Jabbar alias Zafar Tension

FIA arrests two post office employees for Rs22m fraud

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency has arrested two men on charges of embezzling Rs22 million through bogus receipts. The accused identified as Zawar-ul-Hassan and Muhammad Faheem were employees of Pakistan Post in Feroza, Rahim Yar Khan. They had allegedly misappropriated

FIA raids Karachi University’s clerk residence

KARACHI: Cyber Crime Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) conducted a raid at the residence of a clerk at Karachi University. The raid was conducted at the residence of a clerk in Staff Colony. FIA authorities seized a laptop,

FIA to approach Interpol for extraditing Nawaz Sharif’s close aide

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has written a letter to Interpol to extradite former prime minister Nawaz Sharif s close aide Nasir Butt from the United Kingdom. Rawalpindi police wrote a letter to the Interior Ministry to bring Nasir

Meesha Shafi booked for smear campaign against Ali Zafar

LAHORE: A case has been registered against singer Meesha Shafi by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) over a harassment case. Meesha Shafi and eight others have been booked for vilification against singer turned actor, Ali Zafar by the FIA.  As

FIA, Facebook agrees to share data to probe cybercrimes

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing and the Facebook administration have decided to share data on cyber crimes against women and children. According to a press statement issued by the agency, FIA will appoint focal persons for

FIA officers pledge dedication for nation’s prosperity

ISLAMABAD: The 73rd Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with traditional fervor at the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) ​​headquarters in Islamabad. The simple and dignified flag hoisting ceremony was attended by retired and serving officers of the federal agency. Director-General

FIA summons 13 CDA officers over probe into bogus plot allotments

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has summoned thirteen officers of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to probe bogus allotments of plots and other fraudulent practices. The federal agency has asked for allotment records from the Land & Rehabilitation Department and

FIA cyber crime confirms kitten rape story was fake

LAHORE: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cybercrime Wing has confirmed that the story regarding the rape of a kitten rape was fake. In a tweet, Asif Iqbal Chaudhry, Assistant Director, Cybercrime wing of FIA confirmed the news and wrote that he

FIA arrests two human smugglers in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) have arrested two human smugglers who allegedly defrauded a family after promising to send them to Saudi Arabia. FIA official conducted a raid and arrested travel agents, Muhammad Zahid and Muhammad Yusuf. A First Information