Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in its ongoing efforts to control grey traffick has unearthed two illegal gateway exchanges in Multan and Bhahwalpur.
According to details, two successful raids against the grey operator were carried out along with FIA team in Multan and Bhahwalpur. First raid was carried out at Liaqatabad, Multan. An illegal exchange comprising of two gateways, Switches, SIMs, Laptop and Modems were confiscated. Two persons were arrested and were in FIA custody for further investigation.
Second raid was carried out at Bhahwalpur. An illegal exchange comprising of six gateways, Switches, hundreds of SIMs, Laptop and Modem was 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)