FIR registered against Tahir Ashrafi over FATF


Tahir Ashrafi FATF FIA Federal Investigation agency
07 Aug, 2019 11:45 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has lodged an first information report (FIR) against Pakistan Ulema Council Chairman Tahir Ashrafi in light of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

According to the details garnered, the case has been filed against him over money laundering charges. The reports said that millions of rupees were transferred into Ashrafi’s bank account from abroad and it can be used in terrorism, the FIR reads.

The FIR states that the funds were transferred Ashrafi’s account from Germany.

Meanwhile, the FIA registered first case under FATF against Yaqoob Sheikh, who deployed in foreign assets, consisted serious sections. It said that the

According to the FIR, suspicious transactions were made in the private bank account of Yaqoob Sheikh, while the second FIR was registered against Hayatullah, Hikmatullah and Abdul Nafah.

The suspicious amounts of money were transferred to the accounts of these individuals, which can be used for funding terrorists.

The third FIR was filed against Zur Talib Khan by the anti-terrorism wing Islamabad. Zor Talib Khan is a government teacher operating six different bank accounts. These bank accounts are being used by Bachha Khan and these accounts were opened at the direction of Umar Khan, which Umrah Khan is using for Hawala.

The fourth FIR has been registered against Muhammad Harris, who is deployed in the US Department of Finance’s Foreign Assets Control.

 


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