September 06, 2022

Gang Involved in Illegal Issuance of SIMs Detained in Peshawar

Islamabad: (6th September, 2022) Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in collaboration with Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) carried out a successful raid at three different locations in Peshawar against illegal activation of SIMs on Afghan passports, tampering in Afghan passports and issuance of SIMs on fake visas.

During the raid, a total of ten (10) suspects were arrested whereas copies of 450 Afghan Passports, three (3) Laptops, four (4) PCs and fifteen (15) mobile phones were recovered.

The raid shows PTA’s commitment and persistent efforts in curbing the menace of illegal issuance of SIMs.