Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in its ongoing efforts to control grey traffick has unearthed two illegal gateway exchanges in Lahore.
According to details, two successful raids against the grey operators were carried out along with FIA team at two different areas of Lahore. First raid was carried out at residential house, Safari Villas, Sector-B, Bahria Town. An illegal exchange comprising of 2x16 ports, two devices, two modems, one TP-Link and other digital media including hundreds of SIMs were confiscated. Three persons were arrested and were in FIA custody for further investigation.
Second raid was carried out at residential house, Street No.3, Muslim Colony, Bistami Road, Samanabad. An illegal exchange comprising of 2x16 & 3x8 ports, three devices, thirteen TP-Link and other digital media and hundreds of SIMs were confiscated from the scene. Two persons were arrested and were 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)