FIA arrests two NADRA officials for issuing CNIC cards to militants

FIA officers arrested two Assistant Directors of NADRA Sindh and an agent for allegedly making ID cards for militants. Amir Farooqi, Director FIA Sindh, said the arrested ADs identified an extensive list of NADRA Sindh senior officials involved with the conspiracy. He added FIA Sindh will soon bust the entire network of corrupt officials.

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He added that NADRA Sindh issued CNICs to militants of both the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS). The NADRA Sindh has issued CNICs to many wanted criminals involved in the 2015 Safoora Goth bus shooting and the 2018 attacks on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi. Furthermore, Allah Nazar Baloch, the leader of the Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) as well as other wanted militants also received CNICs from NADRA Sindh.

Source: Dawn