Investigators fail to decode arrested FBI agent’s devices

Source: ET

FBI agent Joel Cox.

KARACHI: Even after hours of arrest, investigators failed to decode information from the devices belonging to a Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) agent arrested at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Express News reported on Thursday.

FBI agent Joel Cox was travelling from Karachi to Islamabad by PK-308 on May 5 evening when, during a routine search by Airport Security Force (ASF) staff, 15 bullets and a magazine were found in his bag. He was handed over to the airport police station where a case was lodged against him under Section 23 1(a) of the Sindh Arms Act, 2013. The district Malir court has already remanded the suspect to police custody till May 10.

According to the latest details, the police officers at the Artillery Maidan police station are finding it difficult to interrogate the FBI agent as he only speaks English. Also, Cox has been insisting that his embassy should be contacted for all the queries.

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