Afghan national on fake passport caught in midstride

By U.Zee

ISLAMABAD: An Afghan national was caught by Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) vigilance team in midstride, while he was to about to fly to Canada on fake passport from Islamabad airport on Thursday. As par the details, an Afghan national named Mirzada was trying to travel to Canada via PIA’s flight no PK-781. He was asked to show his documents by the PIA vigilance team upon doubts that he might be travelling with fake documents. The travel documents provided by Mirzada were proved to be fake by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials. Subsequently, he was handed over to the FIA’s immigration wing for further probe into the matter. Earlier this week, FIA had deported another Afghan national for travelling on a fake passport from Germany to Pakistan. Abdullah Jan’s passport was found fake during inspection at the FIA immigration counter after he had landed at the Islamabad airport from Germany. Abdullah Jan was deported by the FIA officials, while the concerned airline was fined rs.0.5 million.

Stolen bike recovered, lost handbag gets to owner

ISLAMABAD: The National Highways & Motorway Police (NH&MP) recovered a stolen motorcycle and found a lady hand bag here on Thursday. According to the details, while checking the traffic violation on T-2, Inspector Shahzad Zafar Hashmi and Inspector Qaiser Iqbal signaled to stop a motorcycle without numberplate carrying three people, over helmet violation. However, the motorcyclist ignored the stop signal and didn’t stop. But the officers stopped him and asked for documents which were not provided by the rider. Later on, it was found that the bike chassis was tampered. Within no time the riders along with motorcycle were handed over to local police for legal proceedings. Later on, both officers found a lady hand bag in which there was jewelry and some cash. The handbag details were noted down to base and the hand bag was kept into safe custody and submitted to base moharrar. After proper investigation the bag was handed over to it’s original owner. The DIG N-5 North Zone Mohammad Alam Shinwari appreciated the honesty and efforts of the officers and expected the same standards by all the officers of N-5 North Zone during discharge of their official obligations.