On the instructions of Federal interior minister Chaudhary Nisar Ahmed an assistant director of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) was arrested on Thursday. An Afghan woman had registered a First Information Report (FIR) against the FIA official alleging that he sexually assaulted her.
The Federal Investigation Agency on the instructions of interior minister suspended the official and started investigation into the incident. According to the FIR, the complainant accused the official of sexually assaulting her at the airport when she, along with her sister, arrived there from Afghanistan.
According to Dawn Newspaper she alleged that they were taken by FIA officials to a secluded room at the airport where they were made to wait for five hours. Later, the officials removed the victim’s sister from the room on the pretext of stamping her visa. Subsequently, the accused entered the room and attempted to assault the complainant.