LAHORE - FIA yesterday claimed to have arrested six human smugglers including two land route agents, three general accused and one Court Absconder (CA).

Spokesman for FIA said that those arrested included Yasir Farooq, Muhammad Mansha and Muhammad Ansar Muhammad Naeem, Riasat Ali and Amir Iqbal.

Accused used to trap innocent youngsters and mint money from them on the pretext of sending them abroad. They looted hundreds and thousands of rupees from them.

Cases have been registered against accused as per complaints against them.

In another case In compliance of national Action Plan FIA Gujrat under the supervision of Assistant Director FIA Muhammad Sarwar conducted a raid on illegal hundi Hawala and foreign currency exchange at Jabran Sweeet Jalalpur Jattan, and recovered Pakistani currency Rs 281000, US$ 200, computer and other machinery being used in business.

Accused Zeshan Gulzar was arrested and an FIR number 784/2016 was registered under section 23(1) FER Act 1947.