Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in its ongoing efforts to control grey trafficking unearthed illegal gateway exchanges at Gujrat and Karachi.
According to details, two successful raids against the grey operators were carried out along with FIA team in the areas of Gujrat and Karachi. First raid was carried out at Jalalpur Jattan. An illegal exchanges comprising of one Laptop and switches were confiscated. Two persons were arrested and were in FIA custody for further investigation.
Second raid was conducted at residential house at Gulshan Hadeed, Phase 2, Karachi in which illegal exchanges comprising of 2 x 16 Port gateways, 2 Modem, 1 Laptop, 1 Desktop and 1 LAN switch were confiscated. One person was arrested and was in FIA custody for further investigation.
The successful raids against the grey operators were made possible because of continuous monitoring, commitment and persistent efforts by PTA in curbing the menace of grey traffic thus curtailing the loss to the national exchequer because of grey traffickers in the country.
(Khurram A. Mehran)