The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested two Chinese nationals on the Islamabad airport on Friday, as a part of the continued investigation into alleged faux marriages and human trafficking operations by Chinese gangs.
In line with The News Observers, FIA’s immigration officers additionally took into custody three Pakistani ladies who had been accompanying the Chinese males.
Officers stated the 2 Chinese males and two of the Pakistani ladies had been discovered to be married, whereas the third girl additionally stated she was married to a Chinese man who was not travelling along with her in the meanwhile.
The suspects had been as a consequence of depart for China after they had been stopped by FIA officers.
The arrests are the newest in a collection of operations in opposition to Chinese nationals accused of trafficking Pakistani ladies to China. On Could 6, the FIA arrested eight Chinese language males stated to be concerned in trafficking Pakistani ladies to China underneath the guise of marriage.
The matter took an much more sinister flip when a few of the victims got here ahead saying they had been pressured into prostitution. They stated the ladies who resisted had been used for unlawful organ transplants.
On Friday, the federal government of China issued an official assertion on the matter saying that if any organisation or particular person commits against the law in Pakistan underneath the guise of cross-border marriage, Beijing will assist Islamabad in cracking down on such actions in accordance with Pakistani regulation.
In an announcement, a spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan stated, “China’s place on the problem of transnational marriage could be very clear, that’s to guard reputable marriages and fight crimes. If any organisation or particular person commits against the law in Pakistan underneath the banner of the cross-border marriage, China helps the Pakistani facet to crack down on it based on Pakistani legal guidelines.”
“The Ministry of Public Safety of China despatched a activity power to Pakistan to hold out regulation enforcement cooperation with the Pakistani facet. China will additional strengthen cooperation with the regulation enforcement businesses in Pakistan, successfully fight crime, in order to guard the reputable rights and pursuits of the 2 peoples, and collectively safeguard China-Pakistan pleasant relations.”
The Chinese spokesperson additional claimed that some media experiences additionally fabricated details and unfold rumours and hoped “the folks of China and Pakistan don’t consider the rumours”.