Banking court extended the pre arrest bail of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chariman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in the money laundering case.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) workers and party leaders including Rehman Malik and Khursheed Shah also reached at court premises. However, there were reports that Asif Ali Zardari will get arrested today.
Former Pakistan Stock Exchange chairman Hussain Lawai, Omnii Group Chairman Anwar Majeed and his son Abdul Ghani Majeed are also suspects in the money laundering case through fake bank accounts.
The FIA is investigating 32 people in relation to money laundering from fictitious accounts, including Zardari and Talpur.
Over 20 ‘benami’ accounts at some private banks were opened in 2013, 2014 and 2015 from where transactions worth billions of rupees were made, according to sources.
Earlier, the fake account was involved in the money laundering of Rs 8.1 million was discovered. However, it has the connection with Mushtaq Ahmed, who once was the domestic worker of Asif Ali Zardari.
Mushtaq Ahmed, allegedly laundered the money with Zain Malik through the fake joint account. However, the account was maintained in one of the private banks in Karachi during the 2014-15 term.