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Anwar Majeed, other accused file review plea in fake accounts case

ISLAMABAD: Omni group owner Anwar Majeed and other accused on Wednesday submitted petition in the Supreme Court (SC) to review its January 7’s decision in fake accounts case.

The petition was filed by their lawyers Shahid Hamid Advocate and Ayesha Hamid Advocate.

The petition stated that flaws were found in SC’s decision announced on January 7 which must be removed. It was also stated that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Joint Investigation Team (JIT) could have continue probe process in Karachi while all witnesses in the case was also belonged to the same city. The plea also stated that the order of filing reference to NAB in Islamabad was illegal while complete records should be provided to petitioner in context with appeal of fair trial.

The case was related was Federal Investigation Agency while FIA officials failed to present challan in the banking court to create delay in proceedings, the petition said. FIA should be directed to produce challan in the relevant court at its earliest, pleaded the plea.

Anwar Majeed and other accused in their petition argued that the Joint Investigation Team had presented its report while there was no clue to pursue further investigation into the matter while further steps in name of probe will affect right of fair trial to the petitioner. Following the JIT report, it was assumed that the money detected in the accounts were earned by criminal sources, said petition.