Karachi: Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) police claimed to have arrested nine suspects on Wednesday, including five arms dealers, police and Frontier Corps (FC) personnel,that were involved in making fake license for the arms.
Crime Intelligence Agency Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Arif Haneef told that suspects were arrested during a ‘sting operating’ from various areas in the Karachi and added weapons made from United States are also recovered from their possession.
He said that United States weapons were smuggled from Afghanistan in Karachi. The deputy inspector general told a police constable, Saeed Nawaz, who took information from the ammunition dealers about the buyers and pass on details to the gang that is arrested in Karachi.
The fake arms licenses were being sold in Peshawar, Balochistan, former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and other areas.
The CIA officials said that they conducted the sting operation that showed some suspects were involved in providing weapons to miscreants. The gang is reported to have created thousands of fake licenses.