Pakistan News : Pakistan Chief Justice said that illegal sims are the easy way of crimes for the suspects in country, E Pakistan News Reported.
PTA appeared before the court in hearing of the Karachi unrest case at local Registry of the Supreme Court and presented explanation over the illegal Sims.
There are total 12.5 million active Sims in the country and people are getting Sims on others’ names by taking dates of birth and mothers’ names from the voters’ lists, told the PTA Chairman to the court.
The biometric system for purchase of new Sims will be launched in December and very soon a countrywide ban will be imposed on purchase of more than five Sims on one CNIC, he added.
The Chief Justice said in his remarks that these illegally activated Sims have become easy tool of crimes for the wrongdoers; the PTA and cellular phones operating companies should present a temporary solution that how criminals could be barred from illegal usage of the Sims.