ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Senate was told on Friday that 50 Chinese nationals have been arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) since 2015 for their involvement in fake marriages with Pakistani girls, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.
In a written reply to a question by Senator Mian Muhammad Ateeq Shaikh, the Minister for Interior Ijaz Ahmed Shah told the Upper House that the following victim girls were safely brought back to Pakistan from China:—
- Nitasha Masih d/o Robin Masih, resident of Waris Pura Road, Street No. 05, Mohallah Ibn e Maryyam Colony, Faisalabad.
- Mehad Liaquat d/o Liaquat Masih, resident of Street No. 04, Dastgeer Town, Old Graveyard, Kachi Phattu Mandi, Gujranwala.
- Muqadas, resident of Dastgeer Town, Old Graveyard, Kachi Phattu Mandi, Gujranwala.
The minister further told that at different circles of FIA, five cases have been registered against Chinese nationals on various charges including forcing Pakistani girls for sexual exploitation and human organ harvest, illegal trafficking of Pakistani girls through Pakistani agents to China for the purpose of commercial sex and extraction of human organs etc, and on suspicion of being involved in fake marriages for the sake of human trafficking, organs trade and immoral activates etc.
Following are names of Chinese nationals and details of cases against them;
Replying to a separate question, Ijaz Shah told the Senate that a total of 24,961 cases – 8,847 in 2016, 7,625 in 2017 and 8,489 in 2018 – have been registered by FIA during the last three years.