He embezzled over 0.7m from people
A man, declared proclaimed by the police in cases of fraud and robbery, was arrested in Gujrat after eight years, the police said on Monday.
“Hassan Fayyaz embezzled around Rs0.7 million from people across Punjab in the name of investments for a business plan,” the investigating officer said.
In a raid by the Gujranwala police over the weekend, the suspect was arrested. He had been hiding at a house in Gujrat.
The officer added that Fayyaz has a criminal record and was named in multiple other crimes such as robberies. The police have started questioning him to find the whereabouts of his accomplices.