He was running an organized network of Hajj tour operator.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Anti-Human Trafficking cell on Wednesday arrested a proclaimed offender from Islamabad.

On a tip-off, FIA conducted a raid in Islamabad’s Thanda Pani Neelor area and nabbed notorious human trafficker Tariq Inam.

Human smuggling and fraud cases were registered against Tariq in 2015 and 2016 but his arrest could not be brought into effect after which the accused was declared a proclaimed offender.

According to FIA, Tariq while disguising himself as Hajj tour operator looted Rs87 lac from the people in order to send them to Saudi Arabia on Khuddamul Hujjaj visa.

He was running an organized network of Hajj tour operator.

Raids are underway to arrest the accomplices of the accused.

Three human smugglers were also arrested from Rawat and Taxila yesterday. FIA confiscated four passports, fake documents and stamps from them.