FIA offloads 70 passengers traveling to Malaysia


KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) barred 70 passengers from traveling to Malaysia at the Karachi airport.

According to sources, despite having visas and work permits, the FIA refused immigration of over 35 people. A total of 70 passengers, traveling to Malaysia, were offloaded by the FIA officials.

The passengers were flying to Malaysia via Colombo in a Sri Lankan airline. Most of them had labor work visas to go to the Southeast Asian country, sources added.

A protest was recorded by passengers, who claimed that the investigation agency prohibited them from flying despite having all proper traveling documents.

On the other hand, the officials of FIA have not provided any explanation over the incident as of yet.