KARACHI: Police on Saturday submitted an application to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for seizing one account of the garment factory owners who are facing murder charges over a fire that killed more than 250 people in their factory, Express News reported.
The account in question, police alleged, has Rs500 million in it and said they were still investigating how many other accounts there were, sources said.
Hospital staff stopped police from arresting one of the factory owners who is under treatment in the hospital for burns received during the factory fire.
The other three owners recorded their statements in the police station after which the DIG and other officers transported them to an undisclosed location.
SSP Investigation Saqib Sultan said good progress had been made in the investigation and they would soon reveal the developments.