FIA questions Axact officials in Rawalpindi

Axact pindi investigation

RAWALPINDI: Six officials from the Rawalpindi office of IT company Axact have arrived at the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) office for questioning.


Those appearing before the FIA include Axact Regional Head Colonel (retd) Jamil Ahmed, Senior Manager Safety and Security Colonel (retd) Muhammad Younis, Assistant Manager HR Abid Khan, Assistant Manager IT Muhammad Amjad, Sales Leads Hasnainur Rehman and Sajjad Haider.

The six officials of the company were issued notices on Wednesday to appear before the FIA.

The inquiry of the fake degree scandal is being led by Deputy Director Corporate Branch Jalil Khan while FIA Cyber Crime Circle teams from across the country have been called to Karachi.

Senate Standing Committee takes notice of Axact scandal

The Senate Standing Committee on Finance has taken notice of the Axact fake degree scandal. Committee Chairman Saleem Mandviwalla said the committee would probe the scandal as it had brought shame to the country.

Axact Dubai office closed for two years

The Khaleej Times reports that the office of Axact in Dubai has been closed for two years.

The newspaper visited three addresses of Axact listed in the online business directory and found only one bearing the name of the company.

A security guard working at the business centre where the office is located confirmed to Khaleej Times that “nobody had visited this office in the last two years and it hasn’t been opened even once.”

The guard did confirm that the company was owned by a ‘Pakistani businessman’.