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Two passengers arrested at Allama Iqbal airport in Lahore

Source: Pakistan Today, 08/01/2018

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Immigration Wing arrested two passengers on charges of fake permits at Allama Iqbal airport on Monday. According to an FIA spokesman, the agency intercepted two passengers, Waqar Ahmad and Sohail Ahmad of Gujranwala, who had arrived here through flight number EK-624 from South Africa. During immigration clearance, the South African work permit of Waqar Ahmad and critical skills visa of Sohail Ahmad on their passports were found to be fake. The passengers have been sent to the FIA Anti-Human-Trafficking Circle Lahore for legal action. www.sami.co.za


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