NR3C Smashes 10 Illegal VoIP Exchanges in Lahore

FIA Cyber Crime Circle (NR3C) Lahore raided and seized 10 VoIP exchanges in Faisal Town, Lahore and Model Town Extension, Lahore, said a statement.

Statement said that the raids were conducted under the supervision of Mr. Sajid Akram Chaudhry, Deputy Director Cyber Crime Circle (NR3C) FIA Punjab Lahore.

Five Illegal Gateway Exchanges in running condition in Faisal Town, Lahore and five Illegal Gateway Exchanges in running condition in Model Town Extension, Lahore have been recovered and seized.

The accused parties were causing huge loss of 60 Million rupees per year (approximately) to the Government Exchequer according to initial investigations.

The recovered / seized equipment include 10 Quintum Gateway Exchanges, 20 CDMA Channel Boxes with 08 lines each (Total 160 ports), 70 V-PTCL Phones, 05 computer systems, 03 UPS System, 08 Batteries and internet cables of different sizes, which worth about 25 Million rupees (approximately) according to initial investigations.

Case FIR No. 04/2011 has been registered against the accused persons namely i. Saleem Ahmed Butt R/o Johar Town, Lahore, ii. Muhammad Faizan Qureshi R/o Gujjar Pura, China Scheme, Lahore and iii. Hassan Dar R/o Alfa Society, Near Doctors Hospital, Lahore and Case FIR No. 05/2011 has been registered against the accused persons namely i. Saleem Ahmed Butt S/o Abdul Waheed Butt R/o Johar Town, Lahore, ii. Hassan Dar R/o Alfa Society, Near Doctors Hospital, Lahore and iii. Naseem Butt S/o Abdul Waheed Butt R/o Model Town, Extension, Lahore, which are under investigation.

The accused i. Saleem Ahmed Butt R/o Johar Town, Lahore, ii. Muhammad Faizan Qureshi R/o Gujjar Pura, China Scheme, Lahore and iii. Naseem Butt S/o Abdul Waheed Butt R/o Model Town, Extension, Lahore have been arrested and efforts are being made to arrest the remaining accused involved / identified.

The role of ISP and PTCL will be determined during the investigation.