FBI agent doesn’t have diplomatic immunity, says police

KARACHI:  The US citizen arrested at Karachi airport for carrying ammunition in his bag is a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent and he doesn’t have diplomatic immunity that’s why they registered a case against the accused, said police, Aaj News reported.

According to the police officials, the FBI agent tried to board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight to Islamabad at about 4PM on Monday, meanwhile he was detained by airport police in Karachi.

Reports claimed that he was in possession of 15 bullets and a magazine for a 9mm pistol.

However, the accused failed to provide proper reasons for carrying bullets, police said. They said that he intentionally carried bullets with him.

The police added that the recovered bullets, laptop and mobile phone have been sent to laboratory for forensic test.