Bulgarian authorities deports ‘fake’ Pakistani athletes

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KARACHI – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested four sportsmen along with their agent who were detained by the Bulgarian authorities for faking to be special sportsmen.

Four impersonating ‘special athletes’ were taken into custody by FIA on Saturday from Karachi airport.

The bogus team landed in Bulgaria to participate in special sports competition meant for differently able athletes. However, after investigation, Bulgarian authorities figured out that only one out of four athletes was actually special and rest were only acting.

Bulgarian authorities deported all four players along with their agent who arrived at Karachi airport on Saturday. But here too, FIA was already waiting for their arrival.

FIA officials said that fake team was taken into custody to investigate how human trafficking possibility.

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