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Court resents Anwar Majeed’s absence from sugar mills case hearing

KARACHI: A banking court on Tuesday expressed resentment over absence of Omni Group head, Anwar Majeed, from the court proceedings in the sugar mills case, ARY News reported. On the onset of the hearing, the court inquired from lawyer and jail officials about Anwar Majeed. “He is admitted to the hospital due to cardiac problem and we have brought the medical certificate,” responded the lawyer. The court questioned about the doctor who issued medical certificate of Mr. Majeed. "This is the routine certificate which has…

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 arrests Nimar Majeed outside Supreme Court’s Karachi Registry

KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday arrested Nimar Majeed, son of Chairman OMNI Group, Anwar Majeed outside Supreme Court Karachi Registry in a matter pertaining to missing of sugar worth Rs 11billions from Mills of OMNI group. At outset of the hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) after showing his resentment over missing of sugar bags summoned officials of the group and concerned to appear before the court. A bench of the apex court headed by CJP heard the case at its Karachi registry."Where…

Fake Accounts case: Interpol arrests Omni Group’s chief financial officer

JEDDAH: The ongoing money laundering case through fake bank accounts met one of its breakthrough as the Interpol apprehended one of the key accused Aslam Masood who had fled the country after his nomination in the case.  According to details, Aslam Masood, the chief financial officer of Omni Group and Companies was arrested by the help of Interpol as he was boarding a flight from London to Jeddah. Masood is deemed as "mastermind" behind the plot of moving illegal money through fake accounts, according to the Federal…

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: …

Funds withdrawn from Omni Group’s frozen bank accounts, SC told

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was informed on Friday that millions of rupees were withdrawn from the Omni Group’s bank accounts, which were supposed to be frozen on its directives. This disclosure came in a report submitted by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to the apex court in a fake bank accounts case. The FIA informed that funds were transferred from the accounts, which were supposed to be frozen on the directives of the apex court. These accounts belong to six companies owned by the Omni Group. It is…

FIA seeks JIT formation in money laundering case against Zardari, others

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) appealed the Supreme Court on Tuesday to constitute a joint investigation team (JIT) to probe an ongoing money laundering case against former president Asif Zaradri and other suspects. During the money laundering case hearing, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, the FIA submitted its report regarding the probe and recommended the apex court bench to form a JIT. The report apprised the court on the status of all suspects in the case - those who…

FIA confiscates record of 16 sugar mills owned by Zardari’s aide

BADIN: On Sunday, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) confiscated the record of all the 16 sugar mills of the Omni Group, owned by Anwar Majeed who is currently under the custody of FIA on money laundering charges. According to sources, the FIA and rangers raided the Khoski sugar mill in Badin on a tip-off by under custody suspects. The officials seized all the records and weapons as four SMG Rifles and seven Kalashnikovs were found from the premises, sources said. On August 15, Anwar Majeed, Omni Group chairman and…

Anwar Majeed and son in FIA custody for seven days

KARACHI: A banking court granted seven days' custody of Omni Group head Anwar Majeed and his son Abdul Ghani Majeed to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday. The court granted seven days' physical remand of the duo to FIA for investigation into the fake accounts case. Two days earlier Majeed, a close aide of Asif Ali Zardari, and his son were apprehended by the FIA from outside the Supreme Court premises. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had summoned Anwar Majeed and his family members to appear…

FIA arrests Omni Group head Anwar Majeed

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday arrested Anwar Majeed, a close aide of former president Asif Ali Zardari and the head of Omni Group, from outside the Supreme Court. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had summoned Anwar Majeed and his family to appear on August 13 but they had not appeared before the court. The CJP had rejected Majeed family's notice of absence, contemplated charging with contempt of court, and summoned them to appear in court at the earliest. The court was…