KARACHI - The Quaidabad Police have busted a gang of international swindlers involved in cheating the citizens across Pakistan of Rs270 million by offering attractive benefits through internet. The police have also seized laptops, internet devices and mobile phones.One Bilal Khalid Shafi, resident of Gulstan-e-Jauhar, Karachi had lodged complaint No 541/2012 at Quaidabad police station nominating alleged international swindlers Syed Muhammad Shahab Alam alias Double Shah (Karachi Wala), Syed Muhammad Wahab Alam, Farasat, Zohaib Ahmed alias Ali, Javed Askari, Kashif, Malik Asad and Amjad.SSP Investigation Malik Altaf Awan assigned the task of arresting the swindlers to SHO Quaidabad Amanullah Marwat, ASI Zubair Nawaz and other cops who after tracing the culprits conducted raid at Mansehra Colony and nabbed mastermind Syed Muhammad Shahab Alam alias Double Shah Karachi Wala and his two accomplices Malik Asad and Amjad Abbasi. The arrested mastermind had been operating through Globalinternetjobs.com, an advertising and investment site and cheating the innocent people by offering attractive return on making investments. The accused confessed during the interrogation that he had swindled Rs270 million from the people of Quetta, Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and interior Sindh during last five years. Accused Double Shah disclosed that he had deposited Rs.110 million in foreign banks with the help of friends. Double Shah further disclosed that he operated through his head office located in Al-Fiza Tower, Gulstan-e-Johar Block-14 and Franchise branches across the country. The police were carrying out raids for arresting his other accomplices.Meanwhile, a man belonging to the Ahmadi community was gunned down when two armed riders opened indiscriminate fire at his general store. Deceased was identified as Basheer Ahmad, 72, son of Shah Muhammad Bhatti. Police officials said that both the victims belonged to Ahmadi community and apparently, the same culprits were behind both the incidents.50 ACCUSED ARRESTED: The police in their on-going drive against criminals, arrested 50 accused during the past 24 hours.A police statement on Tuesday said that those arrested included nine absconders. It said that there were seven encounters of the police with the alleged criminals and six gangs of alleged criminals were busted during the period. In all, 32 pistols and a dagger recovered from the possession of the accused, the police statement further pointed out. The police have registered cases against the accused and started investigation.