ISLAMABAD - Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Muhammad Anwar Virk has said that the deportation process of Tauqir Sadiq, former Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) chairman, can be delayed.
“FIA and NAB have provided all legal documents to the Abu Dhabi authorities to bring Sadiq back to the country,” he said addressing a press conference. He made it clear that the agency was only assisting the bureau that was pursuing the case.
Giving the details about the crackdown of the FIA’s National Response Centre for Cyber Crime (NR3C) launched on illegal gateway telephone exchanges throughout the country, he said a special team had been constituted headed by a deputy director level officer to curb grey trafficking in the country. “Grey trafficking is causing losses to the national kitty amounting to Rs 15 million monthly," he said.
The FIA DG said the agency had registered 61 cases regarding grey trafficking during the last three years and arrested 18 people involved in the illegal business. He said that FIA’s cyber crime wing, last night, during a raid on illegal gateway exchange, located in Sector E-11, one of the posh areas of the capital, confiscated equipment worth Rs 20 million. Three persons allegedly involved in the illegal business were arrested during the raid.
He said FIA teams were conducting raids in various parts of the country against the people involved in business of illegal telephone exchanges.