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FIA Obtain Evidence of Record Tempering from SECP’s Laptop

Naeem Mehboob

Islamabad (July 17, 2017):  Federal Investigation Agency has obtained important evidence of tempering the record of Chaudhry Sugar Mills.

According to sources in FIA, the investigators got evidence from a laptop seized from the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).

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They added that the laptop was being used by SECP’s female director Maheen Fatima. The sources said that the investigators had retrieved the tempered and original documents from the laptop.Meanwhile, SECP executive directors Ali Azeem Ikraam, Abid Hussain and director Maheen Fatima recorded their statements before the FIA team.

SECP chairman Zaffar Hiojazi has not yet appeared before the FIA team.

On June 19, the SC had directed Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali to refer this matter to the FIA.An investigation team, headed by the FIA’s Maqsoodul Hassan and consisting of three other officials, had submitted their report to the SC on July 8, which found the chairman guilty of altering the records in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.Last Monday, following the submission of the JIT report to the SC, the three-member bench had directed the attorney general to ensure the registration of an FIR against Hijazi on the same day.

Following the orders, the FIA registered a case against Hijazi and others.

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