Lahore: Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairperson, Asif Ali Zardari and Omni Group held responsible by joint investigation team (JIT) in the money laundering case and fake accounts.
In money laundering case, JIT report revealed that Asif Zardari and Omni Group have the involvement in the laundering of money through fake accounts.
During the hearing, CJP Saqib Nisar said that household expenses of Asif Zardari and Bilawal Bhutto was paid through these companies. He further added that Zardari and Bilawal’s heater bills and even the money spent on their dogs was paid by someone else.
In addition, CJP Saqib Nisar linked Omni Group properties with the court decision. He ordered to seize those properties and adjourned the hearing till December 31.
Earlier, Faryal Talpur and Asif Zardari bail in money laundering case extended till January 7. Both PPP leaders appeared before the Banking court on Friday after their interim bail was ended.
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.