Peshawar, Feb. 23 (ANI): Pakistani authorities have launched a crackdown against Afghan refugees having Indian passports. They have also begun monitoring trade and travel activities of Afghan refugees in tribal and settled areas.
The operation started after Pakistani intelligence agencies arrested an Afghan citizen with an Indian passport. Naik Muhammad had lived in Pakistan for two years on the basis of fake documents.
"The Afghan citizen lived here around two years in Peshawar, Tribal areas and some other areas on fake documents," The Nation quoted a sources, as saying.
During investigation, Naik Muhammad disclosed that he was an Afghan citizen and he had gone to India some years back and had obtained an Indian passport using illegal documents.
He added that he was staying in Pakistan for the sake of trade activities.
Sources added that the law enforcement agencies were interrogating those officers who had given extension to Naik Muhammad for several times. (ANI)