28 illegal gateway exchanges unearthed in Faisalabad

06:24 PM | 28 Sep, 2019
28 illegal gateway exchanges unearthed in Faisalabad
FAISALABAD – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing unearthed 28 illegal gateway exchanges and arrested six accused during the past 24 hours.

Assistant Director Cyber Crime Wing Reporting Centre, Shoaib Ahmad Haroon said on Saturday that FIA teams conducted raid at a house in Allama Iqbal Colony Mohallah Barkatpura Faisalabad and arrested 4 accused identified as Syed Sajeel Shahid, Syed Zeeshan Shahid, Syed Zia Shahid and Abdus Samad red handed while running 20 illegal gateway exchanges.

The team also seized paraphernalia of 20 illegal gateway exchanges, 2500 SIMs and other digital tools from the spot.

In another raid, the FIA team unearthed 8 illegal gateway exchanges at Street No.3 Batala Colony Sitiana Road Faisalabad and arrested two accused namely Tauqeer Ahmad and Qudratullah from the spot.

The team also recovered material of 8 illegal gateway exchanges, 1700 illicit SIMs and other material. Cases have been registered against the accused.