SC orders to formulate JIT to probe money laundering scam


Web-Desk: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday ordered to constitute a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to investiage money laundering scam into an ongoing Rs35 billion money laundering case.

“We are forming a JIT and it will submit a report on the matter every 15 days,” Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said as he headed a three-judge bench hearing a case pertaining to money laundering of Rs35 billion from fictitious bank accounts.

During the hearing, Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon while recording his statement said they conducted a raid at Omni Group’s Karachi office.

“We found documents related to Kam Crown International Trading House Company in Dubai during the raid,” the DG FIA said.