Amraiz Khan

  • LAHORE - FIA is all set to summon members of PIA board of directors in corruption case after former PIA CEO German national Bernd Hildenbrand flew back to home and did not return to face charges. Bernd’s name was placed on exit control list (ECL) for his alleged involvement in lease of A-330 ...

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  • LAHORE - The FIA Punjab, on the directions of the Supreme Court, has constituted five teams to conduct forensic audit of all the housing societies on scientific basis across the province. The FIA has sought record from Lahore Development Authority (LDA), Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA), ...

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  • LAHORE - Although one-time permission given to former PIA CEO German national Bernd Hildenbrand to fly home for thirty days expired on June 10, he did not return to Pakistan to face corruption charges. Bernd’s name was placed on Exit Control List (ECL) for his alleged involvement in lease of ...

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  • LAHORE -  Pakistan Customs and PIA have no basic mechanism to check narcotics in aeroplanes, well placed sources in both the departments revealed. After repeated incidents of narcotics in PIA planes in a few weeks, various departments claimed to have beefed up security within their ...

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  • LAHORE - Fifty percent PIA flights are being cancelled daily after passengers have gone fed up with the repeated recoveries of narcotics from planes and undisciplined airline pilots. “Flights are being cancelled due to passengers who seek to travel by other airlines because they have lost ...

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  • LAHORE - PIA’s information technology system yesterday remained shut on account of non-functioning backup for seven hours, causing the loss of millions of rupees to the airline. Spokesman for Pakistan International Airlines, however, believed there was some problem in the head office of ...

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  • LAHORE -  ASF, ANF, Customs and FIA have failed to effectively crack down on those involved in narcotics smuggling through PIA planes. Apart from the recent incident of heroin detection in a PIA plane which reached London from Islamabad a few days back there were series of narcotics and ...

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  • LAHORE - FIA has arrested yet another doctor involved in illegal kidney transplantation Arrested doctor was identified as Zafar. He was serving as anesthesia specialist at Mayo Hospital. He fled away and went to his native district Sanghar, Sindh. FIA corporate crime circle Lahore team apprehended ...

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  • LAHORE - The Federal Investigation Agency has added two new sections against the accused in the illegal kidney transplants case, in order to consolidate the charges and cover up feeble prosecution. The Prosecution department had found the case against the kidney sellers not sufficiently strong to ...

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  • LAHORE -  Admiral (r) M Asif Sandila, former Chief of the Naval Staff, has set an example by preferring working for education to becoming head of any private institution. He has established Moawin Foundation (MF), a Non-Profit Organization which adopts government schools through an MOU. It is ...

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  • LAHORE - FIA has issued notices to the family members of doctors involved in illegal kidney transplant on charges of money laundering, a senior officer of the agency said on Thursday. Meanwhile, YDA office bearers have accused FIA officials of being involved in torturing their peers. Last week, Dr ...

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  • LAHORE - As many as 50 Pakistani students of a private school visiting India had to cut short their trip due to threats hurled by Indian extremists. The children reached Pakistan through Wagah Border here on Wednesday. An NGO had invited Pakistani students and their teachers as part of a student ...

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  • LAHORE - The Federal Invetigation Agency on Monday obtained physical remand for four days of the accused including two doctors and two paramedics involved in illegal transplant of kidneys. The agency had on Saturday arrested two doctors transplanting kidneys to foreigners at a rented house in ...

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  • LAHORE - The FIA caught red-handed two doctors transplanting kidneys to foreigners at a rented house, said an agency official Saturday. He said that acting on a tip-off, FIA Deputy Director Jameel Ahmad Khan-led team raided House No-151/E sector of EME Housing Society and  arrested Professor ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Punjab Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control (ET&NC) department has badly failed to deliver authorised registration number plates to motorists after removing unauthorised ones from their vehicles. After failure of 3M, a number plate manufacturing firm), the ET&NC had ...

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  • LAHORE - PIA has replaced a corruption-accused Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with another officer who too is facing a corruption inquiry, airline sources have claimed. Nayyar Hayat, who is allegedly involved in heavy embezzlement of funds, has been given the additional charge of CEO after removal ...

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  • LAHORE -  The PIA management’s decision to resume operation of the two grounded A-310 aircraft for Umrah pilgrims raises many questions about commitment to passengers’ safety irrespective of commercial considerations. An aviation analyst stated that question arises why the A310 ...

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  • LAHORE - The Federal Investigation Agency has proposed to Interior Ministry amendments in immigration laws to nab student visa consultants involved in human smuggling under the garb of consultancy, reveal documents available with The Nation. “It has been observed that a considerable number of ...

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  • LAHORE -  On account of a review petition filed by two former top army officers, the FIA has not been able to finalise the Asghar Khan case of money distribution among senior politicians by an intelligence agency despite the direction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan some five years back to ...

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  • LAHORE -  Pakistan International Airlines local and international stations have missed sales targets by miles for the year of 2015-16 and even the revenues generated were lesser than the previous year, statistics available with The Nation revealed Thursday. It is worth mentioning here that ...

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  • LAHORE - The FIA Punjab has summoned two directors of PIA to appear before the authority over an inquiry wherein the airline management was facing multiple charges of corruption, said sources in FIA on Sunday. The officers were directed to appear on Monday (today) and get their statements recorded, ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment has launched an inquiry into alleged corruption of ACE Director (Technical), sources told The Nation on Wednesday. The position of Director (Technical) is considered as ‘back bone’ of the department, as the technical wing of ACE is the most ...

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  • LAHORE - The FIA has expanded the scope of its inquiry against PIA officials after it emerged that the airline management sold an A-310 aircraft to a German company on throwaway price a few months ago. Sources in the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) claimed that the airplane had been sold ...

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  • LAHORE - One of the main accused in the Pakistan Super League’s spot-fixing scandal Sharjeel Khan is to challenge the FIA’s jurisdiction to investigate the issue. Sharjeel nad Shahzaib Khan appeared before the Federal Investigation Agency Tuesday and recorded their statements before the ...

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  • LAHORE -  The highly-paid chief executive officer of the Pakistan International Airlines is likely to appear before the Federal Investigation Agency in connection with mega corruption probe, well-placed sources in the agency said on Monday. “We have got approval from FIA Director General ...

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  • Lahore - The FIA has served notices on five cricketers over spot-fixing during the PSL-2, said an investigator on Thursday. The FIA was investigating the charges on complaint of PCB Chief Operating Officer Subhan Ahmad. On Thursday, Minister for Interior Ch Nisar Ali Khan held a press conference in ...

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  • LAHORE - FIA Punjab Lahore has sought permission from its headquarter to interrogate some senior PIA officers allegedly involved in corruption case, well placed sources in the agency confided to The Nation on Monday. It is worth mentioning here that FIA has started an inquiry into the wet lease of ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Punjab government has appointed a junior and non-technical officer against a technical post in Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) in violation of the Services Rules, The Nation has learnt. According to documents available with this scribe, the grade-19 post of technical director ...

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  • LAHORE - PIA is all set to induct new planes in its fleet for which airline management has also invited tender last month. Sources in the national carrier said that airline won confidence of one million more passengers during the year 2106 as compare to the previous year of 2015. A senior officer ...

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  • LAHORE - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the Anti Corruption Establishment (ACE) have been locking horns over the use of powers, it has been learnt reliably. According to the ACE, NAB officials get deposited the recovery with the federal departments, depriving provinces of its ...

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