FIA arrests PIA manager over Rs3 billion iPad scam

By: News Desk      Published: 10:44 AM, 6 Nov, 2021
FIA arrests PIA manager over Rs3 billion iPad scam
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Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Manager Agency Affairs Haroon-ur-Rasheed for causing loss to the national exchequer worth Rs3 billion for installing so-called Interactive Personal Application Device (iPads) in planes, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

FIA Corporate Crime Circle arrested the PIA Manager Agency Affairs taking the tally of a total number of arrested people to three linked to the scam.

An FIA official said that two accused were already arrested in this case. FIA has lodged the FIR and said that investigation in other cases was also underway. 

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Pertinent to note that Haroon-ur-Rasheed previously served as Manager In-Flight Entertainment (IDE), Assistant Manager (IFE), Advocacy Officer at UNDP Pakistan and Junior Electronic Officer at Wapda.

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Reporter Usman Javed