Karachi: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) collected evidences against Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur, and others in money laundering case.
According to sources, FIA got evidences in money laundering case against Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur and other accused people. In addition, FIA also provided the evidences to Joint Investigation Team (JIT). The investigation agaency is probing against 32 different people in fake accounts case. In addition, Zardari’s close friend Hussain Lawai already arrested in this case.
According to some reports, the money trail of Rs 23 billion out of Rs 35 billion got by investigative authorities. FIA also issued notices to Asif zardari and Faryal Talpur to appear today before the JIT in this regard.
The FIA registered a case in Karachi week ago over money laundering scam worth Rs35 billion. It detained Hussain Lawai, said to be a close friend of Asif Ali Zardari. Investigative authorities keep up that 32 individuals, including Hussain Lawai, are under interrogation for laundering billions of rupees through fake accounts
FIA probe began when FMU(financial monitoring unit) of the State Bank of Pakistan produced a ‘suspicious transaction report’ in January this year. According to FIA sources, black money is gathered from various kickbacks, commissions, and bribes. But despite these huge transactions, the bank authorities never reported them to the authorities concerned including FIA.