ISLAMABAD - Two senior officials of Interior Ministry were arrested for their alleged involvement in issuance of thousands of fake licences of the prohibited bore weapons. The nabbed accused are of Joint Secretaries rank, sources said adding they were apprehended by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). It is relevant to note here that Supreme Court is already hearing a case in this regard. A senior official of FIA said that the arrested JSs would be produced before the apex court on April 13(today). The accused have been identified as Khazar Hyat and JS Ramzan Javid. Insiders were of the view that both the joint secretaries were arrested on the information obtained by one under-trail accused Shahzad Salim. The accused Shahzad Saleem was arrested for his alleged involvement in issuance of thousands of arms licences. Shahzad was a private stationery contractor and supplied stationery to Interior Ministry. He established links with Ministrys officers and they started issuing fake licences to citizens. They issued each licence for Rs5,000, sources further said. It is relevant to note here that Interior Ministry issued more than 32,000 fake licences of prohibited bore weapons. Now the said weapons have been circulated across the country, thus leaving the citizens lives at risk. Earlier, some other officials of the Interior Ministry were also arrested for their alleged involvement including Section Officers Abdul Hakeem Kurd, Haji Abdul Khaliq and Malik Iftikhar besides others.