LAHORE - FIA Anti-Corruption Circle conducted two raids at a local hotel and arrested a man allegedly involved in illegal business of Hawala Hundi, said spokesman for FIA on Thursday.

He said that raiding team also recovered Rs2.54 million from his possession. Among other articles recovered included manual receipts regarding Hawala business, ledgers, mobile phones having entries, SMS, whatsapp messages regarding business and cell phones being used in business.

Accused Muhammad Ullah was staying in room number 128 of Jagirdar hotel situated in Landa Bazar Lahore. FIA received secret information that said person was rerunning his illegal business of Hawala in hotel. On which Director FIA constituted a team headed Jamil Ahmad Khan Deputy Director ACC. The team conducted a raid and arrested the accused with amount and other articles concerned.

Another accused Shah Faisal staying in room number 127 was also arrested under same charges of illegal business and raiding team recovered Rs.149000 and other articles concerned. FIA has registered two separate cases against accused and in investigating.