KARACHI (Dunya News) – Omni Group Chairman Anwar Majeed, who is facing jail term on Rs35 billion corruption charges, has filed a petition seeking B-Class facilities in jail.
The court while issuing notice to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) prosecutor adjourned the hearing Monday. Abdul Ghani Majeed has already approached the court for B-Class facilities while Hussain Lawai has been granted the facilities.
Asif Ali Zardari, his sister 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).
An FIR stated that M/S Zardari Group (Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur, etc) got Rs15,000,000 and were among the beneficiaries of the transaction trail of fake bank accounts maintained by Omni Group, owned by Anwar Majeed, another close aide of the former president.
Hussain Lawai, chairman of Pakistan Stock Exchange, and his associates are accused of opening 29 fake accounts in the Summit Bank and United Bank Limited in Pakistan.