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10 shopkeepers arrested over sale of DTH equipment.

FAISALABAD -- The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested 10 shopkeepers on the charge of selling Direct-to-Home (DTH) digital receivers and other equipment in Faisalabad and Sargodha.

An FIA spokesman said here on Sunday that officials, along with teams of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and Customs Department, launched a crackdown on illegal sale of Direct-to-Home (DTH) equipment.

During surprise raids, the FIA nabbed eight shopkeepers from Faisalabad and two from Sargodha including Muhammad Usman from Al-Makkah Electronics, Shoaib Yousuf from Yousuf Electronics, Muhammad Azeem from Sony Radio Center Electronics, Muhammad Nabeel from Shaheen Electronics Bhowana Bazaar, Ifran Mehdi from Bhatti Electronics, Muhammad Shafiq from Madina Electronics Kutchery Bazaar, Muhammad Umar Farooq from Khalid Electronics, Shehzad from Bhowana Bazaar while Muhammad Akram and Abdul Wahid from Umar Electronics Factory Area Sargodha.

The FIA teams also recovered 565 receivers, more than 300 dish antennas and other material from their possession.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Oct 29, 2018
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