FIA arrests key operative of sleeper cell of RAW in Karachi
July 15, 2020
KARACHI (92 News) – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday arrested a key operative of a sleeper cell of Indian prime intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). According to the FIA officials, the FIA anti-terrorism wing arrested the suspect, identified as Zafar Khan, was a member of the Karachi fire brigade and had been in India for 14 months where he had received training. It also said that Zafar Khan was arrested on charges of committing target killings and being involved in bombings at the behest of RAW. Moreover, FIA officials said they had also arrested two members of a money exchange company who were allegedly part of a RAW sleeping cell. The two suspects were sending money to anti-state elements through Hawala and Hundi. “Information of others involved in the activities have been sent to all the airports in the country,” officials said, adding that laptop, phones and guns were recovered from them. A case has been registered against the suspects and an investigation is underway, officials added. The accused received terror-related training from the Mehmood Siddique group in New Delhi, India.