'Major breakthrough' in fake accounts case against Shehbaz

FIA arrests man accused of pressuring bankers, witnesses to change statements


Our Correspondent September 20, 2021

LAHORE:

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has made a significant progress in the fake accounts case against Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and his family and arrested Asim Suri, vice president and head of compliance of a private bank.

According to sources, Suri was pressuring bankers and witnesses to change their statements.

Teams were also formed to arrest another accused, former director FIA Lahore Azhar Mahmood.

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The accused has also been an additional director of banking circle and is currently holding a senior position in a private bank. It has been revealed that Mahmood had contacts with Suri.

Mobile data and chat record between Mahmood and Suri have also been seized.

According to sources, contacts of both the accused with the owner of a private bank have also been revealed.

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