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FIA arrests two suspects accused of laundering Rs7.9b in Quetta

March 30, 2019

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The FIA’s Quetta wing arrested two suspects in a money laundering case on Friday.

They are accused of operating eight bank accounts through which transactions of Rs7.9 billion have been made.

The FIA’s Commercial Banking Circle conducted a raid on an office on Quetta’s Chobar Mill Road and arrested the suspects.

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Pakistani currency, cheque books, bank receipts  and other documents were seized during the raid.

An FIA representative said a case has been registered and investigations have begun.

It is suspected that they used a dry and fresh fruit business to cover their money laundering. The FIA is examining their accounts and has frozen Rs27 million.

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