Zulfi Bukhari appears before NAB in offshore companies case
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s close friend Zulfi Bukhari on Monday has appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in offshore companies case.
As per reports, the NAB handed over a questionnaire to Zulfi regarding income source of his as many as six offshore companies. The NAB combine investigation was ended and the court again summoned him on Wednesday.
Speaking to the journalists, he said that his name was not included in the exit control list (ECL). He further said that he has already told his name was included by mistakenly or unlawfully.
Earlier, Islamabad High Court (IHC) had ordered Zulfi Bukhari to face investigation and cooperate with NAB. Zulfi Bukhari’s lawyer had said that imposing travel ban on his client is contrary to human rights. He said that Zulfi was first stopped from travelling to Saudi Arabia for Umrah on June 11, however, he was later given permission for six days.
He added that his client’s name was unlawfully put on ECL. The lawyer said that NAB cannot bar anyone from traveling abroad on an undergoing inquiry and requested the court to withdraw this decision.