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Top court to start hearing of fake accounts case from Dec 24

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan will start hearing of fake accounts case from December 24 (Monday).

According to report, the two-member bench comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar and Justice Ijazul Ahsan will hear the fake accounts case at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry.

It is pertinent to mention here that the SC-mandated joint investigation team (JIT) tasked to probe the fake accounts set up for alleged money laundering has submitted it report in Supreme Court Lahore Registry.

The JIT interrogated 97 people, including Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur, Anwar Majeed, his son and former Summit Bank president Hussain Lawai.

The apex court had formed a JIT in September to probe the money laundering case involving Rs35 billion funneled through fake bank accounts at three local banks; according to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), the amount exceeds Rs 100 billion.

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