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India suspected to be involved in Amir Tanba murder: Mohsin Naqvi

Lahore: Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi says the government suspected that India is involved in the murder of Amir Tanba, who killed Indian death row terrorist in Kot Lakhpat jail in 2013.

The interior minister said India was involved in four other murders as well prior to Tamba’s killing.

“Police are investigating the firing on Amir Tamba and so far, they suspect India is behind it. India was involved in four other murder incidents on a similar pattern as well.

However, it will not be suitable to say anything until the investigation is complete,” he said addressing the media at the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) office in Lahore.

Police on Sunday said two motorcycle riders fatally shot Tamba in the limits of Islampura police on Sunday. The victim was shifted to hospital but he succumbed to his wounds, they said.

Moreover he said that the government is taking concrete steps to curb power theft and overbilling in power distribution companies.

He said overbilling of 830 million electricity units has been deducted in Lahore Electric Supply Company only.

The Interior Minister said these units were overbilled to government offices industry, common man.

He said FIA has arrested a LESCO Xen who has been charged with overbilling.

Mohsin Naqvi said that the prime minister has assured full support to the FIA in this regard.

He said the campaign of FIA against overbilling will not stop until the issue is fully resolved.

Mohsin Naqvi said that FIA along with Power Ministry is going to launch a campaign against power theft in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The Minister vowed to massively revamp the FIA’s cyber wing and said that the agency is going to start working on installing e-gates at airports, after which passports can be scanned prior to departure and on arrival without an immigration official.