Money laundering accused Anwar Majeed taken to NICVD
KARACHI: Arrested under money laundering in fake bank accounts case, Omni Group head Anwar Majeed was taken to National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) during late night hours on Tuesday.
The administration of NICVD informed ARY News that the accused was brought to the hospital from jail and has been undergoing treatment.
The patient underwent several tests and Electrocardiography (ECG) at the hospital.
The medical report prepared by the doctor of NICVD will determine whether the accused will be sent back to the prison again.
Earlier today, a team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) raided the Omni Group’s office near Hockey Stadium in Karachi and confiscated the records.
According to details, the team raided the office of Anwar Majeed’s Omni Group near the Hockey Stadium off Shahrah-e-Faisal on Tuesday night and confiscated the record and computers before sealing it.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is currently investigating a money-laundering scam involving former president Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur, and close aide Anwar Majeed.
Anwar Majeed and his son Abdul Ghani Majeed have been behind bars since the FIA took them into custody on August 15 outside the Supreme Court where they had appeared before the bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in a suo motu case regarding money laundering of Rs 35 billion through fake bank accounts.
The names of the two accused have also been added to the Exit Control List (ECL) on the directives of the top court.