(Dunya News) – Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Thursday constituted six-member joint investigation team (JIT) to probe fake accounts case.
The JIT will be headed by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) additional director Ahsan Sadiq and comprises State Bank of Pakistan Joint Director Majid Hussain, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) director Nouman Aslam, SECP’s Mohammad Afzal, IR Commissioner Imran Latif and ISI’s brigadier Shahid Pervez.
SC has directed JIT to submit implementation report after every 15 days.
Lawai and his associates are accused of opening 29 fake accounts in the Summit Bank and United Bank of Pakistan Limited.
According to the FIA, 29 accounts were opened in the name of seven people, including a woman. The agency said that 18 to 19 of the ‘fake’ accounts were opened in the Summit Bank alone.
FIA sources said that these accounts were used for money laundering with the accounts mainly being operated by a businessman, Anwar Majeed who is said to be very close to Zardari and his business partner.