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Sunday Sep 25 2022
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Pak vs Eng: Two swindlers arrested outside Karachi stadium for selling fake tickets

Suspects Raza and Ahmed have been pictured in jail
Suspects Raza and Ahmed have been pictured in jail 

KARACHI: Police have arrested two suspects who were selling fake tickets to fans on the occasion of the fourth match of the T20 series between Pakistan and England, which was taking place at the National Stadium in Karachi.

According to Deputy Inspector-General East Muqqadas Haider, more than a dozen fans arrived at the gate of the National Stadium with fake tickets during the fourth match of the T20 series between England and Pakistan.

When cricket fans with fake tickets were detained and interrogated, two persons who were selling tickets were identified near the National Stadium.

The accused have been identified as Sudesh Raza and Mushtaq Ahmed, and both were immediately arrested on the spot, the DIG said.

Sharing further details, Haider further said that 19 fake tickets for the fourth-day match of the ongoing T20 series have been recovered from the possession of Raza.

While Aziz Bhatti Police Station SHO Adeel Afzal has recovered 13 fake tickets and a mobile phone from Ahmed, who was selling fake tickets for Rs 1,000 to citizens.

According to SHO Adeel, FIR No. 206 has been registered against the accused under Section 420 of the Pakistan Penal Code. Meanwhile, fans with fake tickets have been released after the investigation.