Law enforcement agencies demand ban on China-made mobiles
The law enforcement agencies have sent their recommendations with regard to impose ban on using of Chinese manufactured mobiles, as such mobiles do not have International Mobile Equipment Identification (IMEI) number.
It is important to mention that million of people using China made mobiles in Pakistan and the step has been taken to control incidents related to terrorism as cells without the IMEI numbers are untraceable and Pose a security threat. After Mumbai attacks, India blocked 25 million Chinese manufactured mobile phones that lack an identification number which allows calls to be traced.
The IMEI number helps identify all calls received and made on a phone and provides information on the manufacturer and type of handset.