Airport Police Steals Thousands of Jeans, Sells Them in Local Markets in Pakistan

Karachi’s Airport police have been found involved in the theft of as many as 8000 export-quality pants worth millions of rupees.

Airport Police Steals Thousands of Jeans, Sells Them in Local Markets in Pakistan

Airport Police Steals Thousands of Jeans, Sells Them in Local Markets in Pakistan

Fayaz Ahmed, a manager from a well-known textile company, registered a complaint on December 25th. In his complaint with Korangi Industrial Area Police Station, he said that European clients of his company are complaining of receiving less stock than actual quantity of consignments.

A team from investigation cell of Karachi police and CPLC (Citizen Liaison Committee) jointly raided Karachi’s famous Zainab market, arrested a shopkeeper who was involved in the theft. The squad also recovered 334 pants worth Rs. 117,000 from his possession.

He doubted either the employees of the company or the brokers at the airport are involved in the theft. Fayaz complained that so far 8000 pants have been stolen from the consignments.

The investigation officials have initiated an inquiry in the



matter, and have confirmed that an organized group is involved in stealing the pants from the airport and selling them in the local market.

The group includes officials from Airport Police stations, brokers and few shopkeepers of Zainab Market.

Police arrested two of gang members and put them behind the bars, while another is on bail, police is searching for other gang members for their arrest as well.

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