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FIA red alert: Hackers could target WhatsApp

Official notice will be sent to institutions

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February 23, 2019


Wajid Zia assumes charge as Railways IG

He headed the JIT in Panama Papers case against Nawaz Sharif

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December 24, 2018


A red warrant has been issued for Ishaq Dar’s arrest

The Federal Investigation Agency has issued a red warrant to bring former finance minister Ishaq Dar back to Pakistan. The red warrant was issued after approval from the interior ministry. The FIA has sent the warrant to Interpol for help bringing the former minster back. Dar was told by the Supreme Court to return to…

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July 14, 2018


Zardari aide removed as PSX chief

Hussain Lawai, a close aide of PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari, has been terminated from the office of chairman Pakistan Stock Exchange on charges of money-laundering. The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan issued a notification in this regard today (Tuesday). Hussain Lawai, vice-chairperson of Summit Bank and a close friend of Zardari, was arrested…

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July 10, 2018


Chairman SECP Zafar Hijazi falls ill following arrest

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SECP) Zafar Hijazi fell ill on Friday, hours after he was arrested when a local court rejected his bail request.  According to details, Zafar Hijazi stated that he’d undergone a kidney transplant hence it was of utmost importance that he be hospitalized. “If I am not hospitalized,…

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July 21, 2017


Social media crackdown: Journalist files petition against FIA

ISLAMABAD: A local journalist has filed a petition against the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday in Islamabad High Court, as the government’s crackdown against social media activists continues. Taha Siddiqui claims in s series of tweets that he was being harassed by the Counter-Terrorism Department for performing his duties as a journalist. I’ve filed…

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May 22, 2017


CJ takes notice of alleged torture on Norwegian nationals by FIA staff

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of torture on Norwegian ladies at Islamabad Airport. According to a press release, the notice was taken on a news item published in a section of media highlighting that two Norwegian national, expatriate ladies were allegedly beaten and tortured by Immigration (FIA) staff over…

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April 19, 2017


PCB creates new controversy over PSL fixing probe

A key official of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Subhan Ahmed created a new stir as he said that the cricket board had not directed Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to conduct probe into the Pakistan Super League spot fixing scandal.

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March 21, 2017


PSL fixing: Suspended cricketers to record statements before FIA

LAHORE: Suspended cricketers Mohammad Irfan, Sharjeel Khan, Shahzaib Hasan and Khalid Latif will appear before Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday to record their statements regarding the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot fixing scandal. The four cricketers will record their statements in the case at FIA office located at Lahore. The investigation agency, in a…

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March 20, 2017


Shahzaib Hasan charged in PSL fixing case

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday charged batsman Shahzaib Hasan in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot fixing scandal, SAMAA reported. According to details, PCB has charged Hasan over violating three clauses including inciting players to fix matches, having contacts with bookies and not informing the cricket board that he was being given offers…

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March 17, 2017


Facebook decides to act on blasphemous content: FIA tells IHC

ISLAMABAD: Facebook management has decided to appoint a focal person on request to act against blasphemous content on social media, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) director told Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday. The FIA director said this in response to the query by Chief Justice Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui about the…

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March 17, 2017


FIA issues notices to four cricketers in spot fixing case

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has issued notices to four Pakistani cricketers in connection with investigations into spot-fixing case. The notices were sent to Sharjeel Khan, Nasir Jamshed, Khalid Lateef and Muhammad Irfan. According to Interior Ministry sources, the FIA directed the players to get their statements recorded before its officials on March 20 and…

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March 16, 2017


Courts convict 8,645 human traffickers in two years

ISLAMABAD: The court convictions to human traffickers across the country have reached 4,692 during 2016, showing 18.7 per cent increase as compared to previous year. Such convictions touched 3,953 mark during 2015 while total number of convictions to human traffickers during last two years was 8,645. On directives of Minister for Interior, Chaudhry Nisar Ali…

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February 12, 2017


FIA swoops on cyber criminals

The cyber crime wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested a man accused of deceiving people through internet. Watch this report.

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February 16, 2016


Nisar reviews performance of FIA, Islamabad Police

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday reviewed performance of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) as well as Islamabad police and directed to further improve it. The meeting was attended among others by Secretary Interior, Chief Commissioner and Deputy commissioner Islamabad, Acting IGP Islamabad and senior officials of FIA, Islamabad Police and Ministry of…

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February 11, 2016


Suspects in Imran Farooq murder sent on 7-day remand

  RAWALPINDI: An Additional District and Session Judge on Monday handed over three suspects in Dr Imran Farooq murder case to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on seven-day physical remand. Muazzam Ali, Mohsin Ali and Khalid Shamim were presented before the Additional District and Session judge as the Anti-terrorism court judge Syed Kosar Abbas Zaidi…

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December 28, 2015


Baloch conveys PM’s special message to Sindh CM

KARACHI: Federal Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch met Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah Monday and conveyed to him a special message of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. According to sources, the chief minister expressed reservations over Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) raids in Sindh. Shah said that FIA is “harassing” the Sindh government officers by conducting raids…

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August 31, 2015