ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has busted a four-member gang involved in trafficking of foreign women for sex trade and has arrested a member, sources said.
The Racket was headed by a former assistant director immigration and son of a former legislator from Faisalabad.
According to details, two women from Central Asian countries had arrived at Islamabad Airport from Turkish Airline on 30th January. They were cleared from the airport’s International lounge without due immigration procedure with alleged support of FIA officials.
Out of two, one of the lady passed through lounge reserved for special personalities and the other one got out of airport from common lounge.
It was astonishing that other agencies personnel were providing protocol to these ladies, seemingly as per designs of gang.
When contacted, FIA Islamabad Zone director Captain (Retd) Zafar Iqabl Awan confirmed the report and said they sent anti-smuggling personnel to the airport after the information.
Initial investigation stated that gang comprises of an ex assistant director immigration, Bahram Baloch, and Mustafa, who tells himself as a secret agency personnel.
Whereas trafficking women were used as prostitutes in Islamabad. The gang had allegedly paid Rs. 1 lac to immigration personnel to skip immigration procedure.
Bahram Balooch resides in I-8 Area of the capital.
On a query, Director FIA informed that names of women and others had been kept secret to arrest other members of thee gang.
On the directions of the FIA director, anti-smuggling cell has registered case against the gang member.