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SC issues written order of Fake accounts case

INP
ISLAMABAD
The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a written order of December 31 hearing of money laundering through fictitious bank accounts case.
As per the written order issued on Wednesday, the apex court said, the observation of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) related to Farooq Naek, the legal counsel of Asif Ali Zardari, were ‘irresponsible’. The decision of nullifying the observation, pertaining to Farooq Naek, will be deliberated by the Supreme court while further reviewing the JIT report, the order read.

The top court, in its order, has directed Federal Investigation Team (FIA) to investigate the social media campaign against Pakistan Peoples Party’s lawyer Latif Khosa.

Expressing concerns over the report submitted by the JIT in mega money laundering scam, the SC argued that the federal cabinet placed 172 suspects on the Exit Control List (ECL) merely on the basis of recommendations put forth by the investigation team.

The next hearing of the case will take place on January 7.



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