SC sum­mons four of­fi­cials for in­dict­ment

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES - 04:50 01:30 05:30 08:30

ISLAMABAD—The Supreme Court Thurs­day sum­moned four of­fi­cers in­volved in $ 0.11 mil­lion money laun­der­ing for in­dict­ment. The names of the ac­cused in­clude Di­rec­tor State Bank Sa­mar Hus­sain, Joint Di­rec­tor Aftab Iqbal Sid­diqui, Sec­ond Sec­re­tary Fed­eral Board of Rev­enue (FBR) Sadiq Ul­lah and As­sis­tant Col­lec­tor Cus­toms Khuda-e-Noor.

The bench com­pris­ing Jus­tice Ejaz Afzal Khan and Jus­tice Sar­dar Tariq Ma­sood heard the case.

Dur­ing the course of pro­ceed­ings, the coun­sel for Cus­toms Col­lec­tor told the court that the cur­rency was is­sued af­ter is­su­ing of let­ter from the State Bank of Pak­istan.

He asked why ac­cused were al­lowed to travel abroad as huge amount was cap­tured. Later, hear­ing of the case was ad­journed for an in­def­i­nite pe­riod.—APP

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