SC orders to form JIT probing 35. Bn money laundering scam

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wedenesday ordered to constitute a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing ongoing RS 35 Billion money laundering case.

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Hearing the case today, the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar ordered the formation of a JIT. He said that the investigation team will be submitting its report every 15 days to SC on its progress regarding the case.

On August 28, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had requested the apex court to constitute a JIT to investigate the money laundering case.

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The SC took a suo motu after the slow pace of the investigation by the FIA of the fake accounts and transactions of billions of rupees case. Till now, Omni Group Chairman Anwar Majeed, his son Abdul Ghani and Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE) Chairman Hussain Lawai are already in custody of the FIA.

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