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Money laundering case: SC orders to shift Anwar Majeed, others to Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Saturday ordered shifting of business tycoon Anwar Majeed and others to Islamabad to conduct ‘independent probe’ in a money laundering case, ARY News reported. All the three accused are currently imprisoned in the money laundering case involving Rs35 billion transferred through fake accounts to three local banks. Hearing the case at the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said these people were influential having clout in Karachi. “Let's move them to Islamabad…

FIA seeks more time to grill Anwar Majeed in fake bank accounts case

KARACHI: A banking court on Thursday reserved its verdict into a plea of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), seeking more time for questioning Omni Group head, Anwar Majeed and others in fake bank accounts case. At the outset of the hearing today, the joint interrogation team (JIT) of FIA, formed to probe into fake bank accounts, informed the court that the investigation was underway with Anwar Majeed, Abdul Ghani,, Hussain Lawai and Talha Raza, imprisoned in Landhi Jail. "Probe was underway from the accused of the…

Citing ‘bipolar disorder’, Anwar Majeed skips court hearing in fake accounts case

KARACHI: Anwar Majeed, business tycoon accused of money laundering, skipped court hearing on Wednesday citing  'bipolar disorder',  ARY News reported. According to details, Majeed didn't appear in the court while his counsel presented a medial certificate stating that the business magnate was suffering from bipolar disorder. The court expressed its displeasure over the absence of Omni Group head, Anwar Majeed, and said that every next individual is said to be going through the bipolar disorder. "This disease is not…

Anwar Majeed’s son released after questioning by FIA

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday released Anwar Majeed’s son Nimr Majeed after questioning in a case pertaining to sugar stocks disappearing from various Omni Group sugar mills.  He was taken into custody on Saturday from outside the Supreme Court’s Karachi registry. While hearing a suo motu case regarding money-laundering of billions of rupees through fictitious bank accounts, a three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar directed the FIA to take…

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…

Money-laundering scam: NAB raids Omni Group office, seizes record

KARACHI: A team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) raided the Omni Group’s office near Hockey Stadium in Karachi and confiscated the record, ARY News reported. 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…

Anwar Majeed, son, Hussain Lawai to be shifted to jail from hospital: SC

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday ordered to move Omni Group head  Anwar Majeed and others to the prison from hospital after reviewing their medical reports declaring all the accused medically fit. On September 14,  Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) requested the Supreme Court to constitute a medial board for the examination of high profile personalities accused in a money laundering scam. The court had then formed a committee under the surgeon general of Pakistan for the medical examination of Anwar…

AG Sindh opposes Anwar Majeed’s medical examination outside Sindh

KARACHI: Advocate General (AG) Sindh on Monday raised his objection over the Supreme Court's directive to conduct the medical examination of the money laundering accused from the hospital of Punjab. During the hearing of formation of a medical board in money laundering through fake bank accounts case, AG Sindh opposed the apex court's move, saying that it will give an impression that Sindh lacks qualified doctors. The top court ordered Surgeon General to constitute a medical board for the examination of the accused…

NAB team raids NICVD hospital in Karachi

KARACHI: A team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials on Friday raided the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) in Karachi. A team of five members from the bureau examined records of NICVD's accounts, administration and OPD blocks, ARY News reported. The NAB team examined records at the hospital's HR department, which were later taken into the custody by the anti-graft body. Earlier this month, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar made surprise visits to three hospitals in Karachi,…

Doctor summoned over issuing medical certificates to Anwar Majeed, son

KARACHI: A banking court, hearing the money laundering case on Tuesday, has summoned the doctor of the hospital who issued medical certificates to the accused Anwar Majeed and his son Abdul Ghani Majeed. The Omni Group head Anwar Majeed and his son excused from the appearance on the basis of medical certificates issued by Doctor Nosheen Iqbal. During the hearing, the court issued notices to the doctor and the jail superintendent who failed to produce the accused father and son before the court. READ MORE: …