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NADRA men arrested for issuing fake CNICs to the foreigners

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested two officials of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) for their alleged involvement in theĀ issuance of fake computerised national identity cards (CNICs) to foreigners.

On directions of Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, the two officials, named Muhammad Kamran and Rao Muhammad Wasim, were apprehended from Karachi and Islamabad.

According to a statement issued on Thursday by the Interior Ministry, the two officials were found involved in issuance of fake CNICs to foreigners during the ongoing CNIC re-verification campaign.

Muhammad Kamran, a resident of Karachi, has been working with the NADRA since 2003, while Rao Muhammad Wasim, who comes from Rawalpindi, has been working for the Authority since 2004.

The statement, quoting Chaudhry Nisar, added that those involved in providing nationality to foreigners illegally and putting national security at risk would not be spared and would be taken to task.

The minister directed the NADRA to expedite process of taking action against those involved in issuing fake CNICs.

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