JIT formally starts its work today
Islamabad: The recently established Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the money laundering case involving Rs 35 billion funneled through fake bank accounts will formally starts its work today Monday.
The central secretariat of established JIT will be in Federal Capital and members of this JIT would perform duties in this secretariat after finishing work form their related departments.
The above mentioned JIT against former President and others was established on the directions of apex Court which included members of NAB, SECP, State Bank, FIA, ISI and others. The inner sources stated that JIT would likely to summon the owner of Omni group Anwar Majeed and group, PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur and record their statements in this regard.
The apex court directed the JIT to submit its report after 15 days. Those involved in the case include PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur, former Summit Bank president Hussain Lawai, Omni Group of Companies chairperson Khawaja Anwar Majeed and his son, among others.
The JIT can seek the help of any government institution. All institutions will have to cooperate with the investigators.