FIA gets police power to keep suspects in custody for 90 days

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has been give police power and authorized to hold a suspect in custody for questioning for ninety days.
According to a notification issued on Saturday that the FIA has been given additional authority after amendment in FIA Act 1974 after parliament’s approval.
The FIA, however, will be bound to show the arrest in records during the time of investigation. The agency has also been given the authority to transfer the suspect to police or any other law enforcement institutions after completing the investigation.


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