On Friday, Mian Saqib Nisar, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) has demanded the presence of Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh in mega money laundering scandal.
While listening to important cases in Supreme Court (SC) Karachi registry, the top judge stated that he will not leave anyone who is a part of this swindle. He also ordered Shah to show up in the chamber at 1:30pm. On the other hand, Joint Investigation Team (JIT) leader stated that the concerned authorities have provided valuable information after intervention by the apex court.
Previously, in order to investigate the money laundering rumour, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had notedviews of four Muttahida Qaumi Movement(MQM) heads, previously.The agency exposed that Babar Ghauri, Rauf Siddiqui, Nasreen Jalil, and Waseem Akhtar among 50 others repotedly transmitted billions to London, whereas massive transactions also took place through the accounts of Sohail Masnoor and Arshad Vauhra.
In addition, the authority figure remarked that altogether, in a period of 14 years, 700 financial settlements were made, out of which five hundred took place through fake accounts. FIA spokesperson revealed that 25 politicians own property in Dubai and announced that 895 Pakistanis were notified regarding it. It also traced assets of two fugitives in Dubai.
It was also reported to SC that in the banks in United Arab Emirates (UAE), Pakistani citizens own around $150 billion worth of property and money.