October 07, 2009

Two Networks of Illegal Gateway Exchanges Busted in Lahore

Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has seized two networks of illegal gateway exchanges in Lahore, which were causing huge loss to the national exchequer.

PTA and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) launched crack down against illegal gateway operators in Eden Towers Gulberg and New Garder Town.  Two persons were arrested and illegal systems were confiscated from both the places. These raids were conducted based on the information obtained through PTA facility which detects illegal telecom traffic.

Chairman PTA, Dr. Mohammed Yaseen appreciated the efforts of PTA and FIA teams. The Chairman has directed PTA Zonal Offices to further expedite joint raids against such illegal activities so that loss to the national exchequer can be prevented.


Khurram A. Mehran

Director (PR)