Pakistan Rangers arrest man for impersonating an army officer to extort citizens in Karachi

Pakistan Rangers have claimed to have arrested an impostor, who was allegedly impersonating an army officer to commit various crimes in Karachi. The held suspect was a resident of Moosa Lane, Lyari, and would present himself as a colonel deputed in a sensitive agency. He used the fake credentials to extract large sums of money from people with the promise to provide admissions in medical colleges, jobs and even degrees of various academic institutes.

The suspect, identified by the Rangers spokesperson as Irfan Ahmed, was arrested in an intelligence-based operation, conducted jointly by the paramilitary force and police personnel in the Boat Basin area.

The paramilitary force said that a fake identity card of the sensitive agency, uniform and fake documents of various institutions were seized from his possession.

Source: Dawn