A magisterial court on Monday ordered the release of four accused allegedly involved in the Olympics passport scam as they proved innocent during investigation by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).
On Monday, FIA authorities produced accused Wasif and Asif employees of National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), Fahim and Ghaffar, employees of Lahore Passport Office, in the court.
The FIA officials stated that Muhammad Ali Asad, the reporter of an England-based newspaper had actually cheated Nadra and the Passport Office. They said Ali Asad had renewed his identity card after ten years due to which his picture was also changed and on its base he tried to defame Pakistan.
It was proved after investigation that the four accused were innocent and requested the court to set them free. To which the court released the accused. The London-based tabloid The Sun had claimed that Pakistani officials were supplying forged passports and travel documents to London for the Olympics.