SIALKOT -The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested 24 accused deported from Turkey upon their arrival at Sialkot international Airport here on Thursday.

According to the senior FIA officials, the human traffickers and their agents had sent these 24 persons to Turkey illegally after getting big amounts from them. The Turkish immigration authorities had arrested them for entering Turkish illegally and deported them back to Pakistan.

The FIA officials arrested the accused namely Irfan, Azhar Iqbal, Suleman Ahmed, Usman, Ahsan Iqbal, Junaid, Amir Shehzad, Kashif Mustafa, Kamran, Abdul Hafiz, Abdullah, Arif, Rizwan Majeed, Saqib Hussain, Zamurad Shah, Sajid Hussain, Usman, Amir Sajjad, Imran, Nadir Javaid, Abbas, Babar Ali and Farman Ullah upon their landing at Sialkot international Airport through an international airline’s flight.

The senior FIA officials added that the FIA had sent the accused behind bars with their golden dreams to go to European countries for their lucid future.

CHARAS SEIZED: The Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) has issued the special notice to as many as 500 car dealers for bringing them under the tax net in Gujranwala Division’s Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahaud Din, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts. According to the senior PRA officials, the PRA has also given a month-long final deadline to these card dealers advising them to pay their payable taxes within a month, otherwise, their cars’ showrooms will be sealed.

The police recovered 30kg fine quality Charas in two separate incidents occurred in Sialkot city.

In Fatehgarh, police recovered 19kg Charas from a vehicle during checking. Police arrested the accused driver Saqib Sultan.

Later, the police also recovered 11kg Charas from the bags a dubious person accused Ayaz Ahmed near railway crossing gate Muzaffarpur-Sialkot. Police have sent the accused behind the bars after registering separate cases against them. Further investigations were underway, in this regard.