CHAGAI: The authorities of Iran hands over 315 Pakistani nationals to Federal Investigation Agency at the Chagai border, on Monday.
According to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), two out of 315 Pakistani nationals who trespassed Iran border, were tested covid-19 positive while returning to Pakistan.
Moreover, the two covid-19 positive detainees shall be quarantined until they are negative again, said FIA.
Earlier in July, Iran handed over 306 Pakistanis to the local administration at Taftan border in Chagai district to FIA.
According to the sources, the deported Pakistanis included 243 from Punjab, 28 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 14 from Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 11 from Sindh and 10 from Balochistan.
December 2020, Iran deported 29 Pakistanis for setting foot into the country’s premises illegally. They have been handed over to Levies Force in Nok Kandi, a Pakistani area near border of Iran.
Most of the deported people belong to Punjab and different parts of Balochistan.
Moreover, for investigation purpose, deportees have been taken to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Balochistan, according to the Levies spokesperson.
Previously, Greece deported 30 Pakistanis on 16th December 2020, and further proceedings are being done by the FIA in this case as well.