NAB submits progress report on fake accounts case in SC
ISLAMABAD (News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday submitted its progress report on fake bank account case in Supreme Court (SC).
According to the sources, the further four teams has been constituted and the teams in the leadership of Irfan Mangi left for Karachi to collect evidence from Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Excise and Taxation Department and State Bank of Pakistan.
The sources also said that the anti-graft watchdog investigation teams would interrogate the government officials. It added that the notices will soon be sent to the parties in the fake account case.
Earlier today, Sindh government filed a review petition regarding fake bank accounts case in the apex court.
NAB reviews initial findings on fake accounts case
The NAB – after examining initial findings in the fake bank accounts case – constituted various teams to further investigate into the matter based upon an evidence-based approach.
According to the details garnered, NAB chairman (r) Justice Javed Iqbal presided over a high-level meeting in the bureau’s office in Rawalpindi. The meeting analysed various aspects of initial findings in the investigation and concluded that the Supreme Court directions in the fake account case.
NAB forms four teams for probe of fake accounts case
On Jan 24, the National Accountability Bureau’s office in Rawalpindi constituted the four teams for investigation into fake bank account case.
According to the sources, the NAB started probe into the money laundering case against former president Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.
The sources informed that the four teams were constituted to probe into fake bank account case. It added that the NAB Islamabad’s old building was declared as the headquarters.
As per sources, every team of investigation would be consisted of nine members. The sources said that the joint investigation team (JIT) headed by Ehsan Sadiq briefed NAB officials regarding the investigation process and provided critical documents obtained by the JIT so far.
Rawalpindi’s Director General Irfan Naeem Mangi – who was a member of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed to probe into Panama Papers leak case against former premier Nawaz Sharif – will be conducting investigations into the case.