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Money Laundering Case: Moonis Elahi appears before FIA

Money Laundering Case: Moonis Elahi appears before FIA
June 16, 2022 Web Desk

LAHORE (92 News) – PML-Q leader Moonis Elahi appeared before the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in money laundering case.

As per details, a questionnaire presented to Moonis Elahi by the FIA for investigation. It was asked that If he knows Nawaz Bhatti and Mazhar Iqbal. What does he has to do with the Rahim Yar Khan Sugar Mill? what does he know about the permission letter of Rahim Yar Khan Sugar Mill in 2007? FIA questioned that how Makhdoom Umar Sheheryar got the license of the sugar mill?

Earlier, FIA had registered a money laundering case against Chaudhry Moonis Elahi. The FIA had also arrested two suspects Nawaz Bhatti and Mazhar Iqbal.

Talking to 92 News, he had said that he had faced such reprisals in the past. "Revengeful activities are being carried out against me for supporting Imran Khan. I received no phone call from the FIA before the case. All of my assets are declared.”

It is pertinent here to mention that the case against Chaudhary Moonis Elahi was registered in view of FIA's 2020 inquiry report. In the report, the FIA stated that according to the 2020 inquiry report, the FIA should investigate how the assets of the Sugar Mill increased by Rs 720 million in 2008? According to bank records, there were transaction of Rs 24 billion in the accounts of Nawaz Bhatti and Mazhar Abbas.

Punjab Assembly Secretary Muhammad Khan Bhatti, his nephews Wajid Ahmad Khan Bhatti, Makhdoom Umar Shehryar and Tariq Javed have also been nominated in the case.