Police arrested Regional Head of Mobilink Regional Office Sargodha for activating 1.75 Lac SIMs on the names of citizens illegally and with out their knowledge.
Police has seal the region office and also some other shops on which these SIMs were on sale as well. According to details, the officials of Mobilink Regional Office Sargodha activated these SIMs with the help of voter lists Officials took the information of person’s CNIC and mother’s name with the help of Election Commission officials and activated the SIMs from PTA with this information got from voter lists.
Furthermore it is also in news that these SIMs also supplied to Waziristan. Police has registered an FIR under Anti Terrorism Act and also arrested Territory Sales Officer in this regard.
It’s very shocking news that without the knowledge of citizens SIMs are active and in running state are on their names. These SIMs can be used for the criminal activities and innocent citizens can face any difficulty.
I will recommend you all to check the status of SIMs that are issued on your name and immediately disowned all those SIMs which you are not using. By doing this you can save yourself and your’s loved ones form any big difficulty.
To check the active SIMs on your CNIC.
TO check it send your CNIC (e.g 1234567890123) to 668 or visit this link to check the status:
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