LAHORE - The Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) raided a famous business centre in Lahore on Thursday and arrested a man on charges of money laundering after recovering cash money and electronic gadgets.

According to an FIA spokesman, Shahbaz Butt son of Yousaf Butt was arrested during the raid at Sarwar Center on Hall Road while Pakistani currency and other documents were also recovered from his possession.

The raiding team recovered Rs450000, registers, receipts regarding Hawala Hundi, cheques Books, bank deposit slips, visiting cards, laptops and other gadgets. A case has also been registered under Anti Money Laundering Act 2010.

Meanwhile, the immigration authorities arrested two passengers from Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIAP) during a failed attempt to travel on fake documents for South Africa and Malaysia.

Resident of Toba Tek Singh, Ghulam Murtaza was arrested since he was trying to board a Thai airlines flight TG-345 but authorities found his visa fake.

Another passenger, Shehzad Hassan resident of Faisalabad, was trying to board an Emirates airline flight EK-623. He was travelling to South Africa via Dubai Cape Town.

The authorities have sent both the passengers to Anti Human Trafficking Cell (AHTC) for further action.