Three Pak Interior Ministry officials nabbed for issuing illegal arms licenses

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Islamabad, July 8 (ANI): Security officials have arrested three officials of the Pakistan Interior Ministry on charges of issuing illegal arms licenses.

According to The Dawn, all the three officials have been charged of issuing weapon licenses to at least 161 persons despite a ban on the sale of arms and ammunition.

The officials have reportedly made huge amounts of money from the scam.

The Interior Ministry Secretary, Syed Kamal Shah, informed a Senate sub-committee, that the trio earned a whopping 7.5 million rupees by issuing illegal arms licenses.

The committee was also told that terrorists could target Islamabad in days to come.

According to sources, a top security official warned that Islamabad could be targeted within the next 48 hours. (ANI)

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