Karachi: Local banking court sent Omni Group chairman Anwar Majeed and his son on judicial remand due to the connection with money laundering case.
Local banking court sent Anwar Majeed and Abdul Ghani Majeed on judicial remand. However, investigative authorities found connection of both personalities in money laundering case.
During the hearing, judge asked Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) prosecutor that why the investigative officer did not appear. However, FIA prosecutor replied that he (investigative officer) is busy in Islamabad but the second officer is present.
FIA prosecutor said that the suspects should be sent on judicial remand as they have been investigated. To this present, Anwar Majeed’s lawyer said that they ought to be sent to a doctor’s facility and not imprison.
However, the court ordered that Anwar Majeed and his son to be sent to imprison on legal remand and postponed the hearing till September 4.
Earlier FIA requested Supreme Court to create JIT to probe the money laundering case. According to sources, FIA obtained details related to Rs33 billion out of Rs35 billion transferred through different fake bank accounts. FIA conducted raids at sugar mills owned by Omni Group. However, FIA confiscated computer hard disks, virtual storage device, video recorders, and other related items.