LAHORE: A luxury car brand dealer in Lahore has been alleged to swindle people out of about Rs800 million as he fled out of the country after raking in advance booking charges from many people for high-end cars which he never delivered, ARY News reported Thursday.
Police have said many of the victims defrauded by the accused have lodged their various complaints with the police stations Ghalib Market, Gulberg, Sarwar Road, and Naseerabad.
According to the reported details on the matter, the police have sought help from Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in resolving the fraud and flee case while the preparations are underway to enlist accused Abu Zar Bukhari’s name in Interpol list for his extradition.
As per the most recent update, the accused after fleecing millions in the name of advance car booking payment, had fled to Dubai first following which he flew to London.
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Separately earlier today from Karachi, in a crackdown against line water theft, the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) raided a spot in Liaquatabad area from where robbed line water meant for the residents was allegedly channeled to a nearby industrial area via a concealed underground line.
The raid was conducted by KWSB on the directives of Sindh’s local government minister Nasir Hussain Shah, said the authority spokesperson said today.