Islamabad (November 12): The Supreme Court of Pakistan heard the case of fake bank accounts today. Supreme court has ordered the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to submit the progress report within 2 weeks.
Supreme Court in today’s hearing of Fake bank accounts ordered the JIT to submit their progress report over the case within two weeks.
A three-member bench heard the case today which was headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar.
Further, CJP has hinted over possible arrest of Namr Mujeed, who is the son of Omnigroup head, Anwer Mujeed.According to details, JIT Head, Ahsan Sadiq presented his initial report over the case before Supreme Court and further demanded a month to submit a more comprehensive report.
Although, SC denied one month period for the report submission and has given only two weeks to JIT for their investigation on the case.
Moreover, the Apex Court has also summoned Abdul Ghani Majeed and high officials of banks pertaining to the case in the next hearing of the case.Earlier on November 08, it was declared by the Supreme Court to hear the fake bank accounts and money laundering case today (November 12).
The apex court sent notices to the attorney general, director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), prosecutor general of the National Accountability Bureau and advocate general of Sindh.
The court also summoned Nimr Majeed, the son of Asif Ali Zardari’s close aide and Omni Group chairman Anwar Majeed, in a personal capacity.
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The FIA is investigating 32 people in relation to money laundering from fictitious accounts, including Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur.
Zardari’s close aide Hussain Lawai was arrested in July in connection with the probe. The former president’s another close aide Majeed, and his son, Abdul Ghani Majeed, were also arrested by the FIA in August. Lawai, Majeed and his son remain under custody.On October 23, the alleged mastermind of the mega money laundering and fake accounts case, Aslam Masood, was arrested by the Interpol from Jeddah.
Masood, the chief financial officer of the Omni Group, was arrested by the Interpol when he arrived in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from London.