NAUSHAHRO FEROZE (ENN) FIA Cyber Crime Sindh’s Operation Cyber Storm
Federal Investigating Agency (FIA) Cyber Crimes Cell Sukkur nabbed three members gang of device Mafia who allegedly grabbed millions of rupees in the name of deceased women under BISP/ Ahsas Program of government.
FIA recovered laptop, thumb devices, fake Sims and fake thumb signs from the possession of accused Rao Tufail Ahmed Rajput, the spokesperson of Sindh ruling Pakistan People’s Party Mithiani Town, Saddam Hussain of Naushahro Feroze, Irshad alias Babban Siyal and three others.
According to FIA, HBL Konnect retailers AND CELLULAR RETAILERS involved in fraudulent withdrawal of money of Ehsas program and illegal activation of SIMs had been arrested.
According to details a complaint was received to FIA from original beneficiary of BISP/Ehsaas who never received her BISP/Ehsaas amount.
A raiding team of CCRC Sukkur arrested three accused persons from Naushehro Feroze involved in illegal activities of withdrawal of BISP/Ehsaas Kafalat Program and activation of Illegal SIMs. Evidences of illegal activities were recovered from the location.
From technical analysis it was found out that the money of complainant was withdrawn from “Khalil Communication” in Naushehro Feroz. it was further established that the retailer was involved in illegal activities of withdrawing money of original beneficiaries and it was also established that amount was withdrawn from retailer ID on CNICs of deceased beneficiaries, officials added.
The raiding Team recovered one Laptop (including thousands of thumb impression data)
One Flash Drive (including thousands of thumb impression data), three HBL Konnect Devices, two
BVS Devices (Zong & Jazz)
11 Silicone Thumbs
30 Activated SIMs (Zong & Jazz) 24 Original CNICs Over 1500 Copies of CNICs.
FIA has registered FIR No. 32/2021 U/S 3, 4, 13, 14, 16 of PECA 2016 (cyber law) r/w sections 34, 109, 406, 419, 420, 468, 471 of PPC 1860; while Investigation has been initiated.
FIA produced three accused before the court and got five days remand for further investigation.
According to sources the accused Tufail Rajput has two more franchises in Tando Muhammad Khan and Qambar district.