TOBA TEK SINGH: The Federal Investigation Company (FIA) on Sunday registered a case in opposition to a gang for depriving a person of Rs800,000 by way of cell phone fraud.
In his criticism, Malik Mahmood Azam, a resident of Chak 282-JB, Gojra, mentioned the fraudsters contacted him on his cell phone introducing themselves as representatives of a TV sport present.
Azam mentioned he was advised that he had gained Rs1 million, 5 tola gold and a bike within the sport present and wanted to ship Rs700 on a cell quantity by way of cell cash switch.
He mentioned that he did as he was advised to get the ‘prize’ after which by way of a collection of cellphone calls the fraudsters saved extracting completely different quantities from him.
Azam lastly reported the matter to FIA. The company investigators got here to know throughout the probe that the complainant had to date transferred Rs800,000 to the fraudsters.
He advised the company that he needed to promote his property to make funds to the fraudsters who have been recognized by way of financial institution accounts and cellphone numbers as Muhammad Ramzan, Nasreen Bibi, Kahloon Bibi, Ali Akbar, Muhammad Asghar, Muhammad Ismail and Muhammad Aslam and a few others.
The FIA has registered a case in opposition to the suspects beneath sections 14,16 and 17 of PECA, 2016 and 109,419,471,468 and 420 of the PPC and sections 3/4 of the AMLA of 210.
Raids have been being carried out to arrest them, an official claimed.
Printed in Daybreak, February 1st, 2021