ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – A banking court on Tuesday has sent Omni Group chairman Anwar Majeed and his son Abdul Ghani Majeed, to jail on judicial remand in mega money laundering case.
The agency suggested to form Joint Investigation Team (JIT) and told that former Pakistan Stock Exchange chairman Hussain Lawai is already under judicial custody.
Fake bank accounts case
On the other hand, FIA also submitted report over fake bank accounts in Supreme Court (SC).
During the hearing headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, Ghani lawyer Shahid Hamid’s appeal seeking approval of meeting with his client was also rejected by the top judge.
He directed to carry out proper medical treatment of the accused.
Meanwhile, the official said that co-chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur have already taken pre-arrest bail in the case.
Earlier, ex-president and his sister appeared before FIA and recorded their statements in fake bank accounts case. Zardari’s lawyer Farooq H. Naik and PPP leaders Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani and Aitzaz Ahsan were also present on the occasion.
Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur and their associates are accused of sending Rs35 billion abroad through fake accounts after which, their names were placed on Exit Control List (ECL).
Hussain Lawai, chairman of Pakistan Stock Exchange, and his associates are accused of opening 29 fake accounts in the Summit Bank and United Bank of Pakistan Limited.
FIA had prepared a report, revealing that more than 10 political personalities were allegedly involved in fictitious transactions worth Rs35 billion.