FIA official arrested for sexually harassing foreigner at Islamabad airport

FIA official arrested for sexually harassing foreigner at Islamabad airport | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – An assistant director of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) was arrested Thursday on the charge that he sexually harassed an Afghan national at the Islamabad airport.

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) assistant director was arrested Thursday for sexually assaulting a foreign traveler at Islamabad airport.

According to details, the officer was suspended from the duties while a First Information Report (FIR) was also registered against him.

The developments came after Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar took notice of the incident and ordered a detailed probe into it.

According to the FIR, the complainant accused the official of sexually harassing her at the airport when she, along with her sister, arrived there from Afghanistan.

As per Dawn.com report, the woman alleged that they were taken by FIA officials to a secluded room at the airport where they were made to wait for five hours.

Later, the officials removed the victim’s sister from the room on the pretext of stamping her visa. Subsequently, the accused entered the room and attempted to assault the complainant.

The complainant said she managed to flee the scene after raising an alarm.

She added that other airport officials at the scene had laughed at her plight instead of coming to her aid.

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