FIA starts investigation into PSM mega theft


Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has launched a formal investigation into the alleged theft of material worth over Rs10 billion in Pakistan Steel Mill (PSM).

According to details, FIA Corporate Crime Circle Karachi has started an investigation under Inquiry No. 44 following the formal request of the Industries and Production Ministry. The ministry wrote a letter to the FIA requesting to launch an immediate and transparent investigation to bring to light the elements involved in the shocking theft. It is believed that the assets of PSM were stolen in collusion with some officers in the management.

FIA has written a letter to Riaz Hussain Mangi, the focal person of the PSM asking him for the detail’s information of the heads of the security department, security supervisor, storage, warehouse and guards posted at all internal and external gates till January 1, 2018.

The requested information includes their name, father’s name, copy of National Identity Card, phone number, residential address, date of appointment, and details of where they are posted now.

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