Islamabad (Staff Report): Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday ordered to shift Omni Group chairman Anwar Majeed and his son Abdul Ghani Majeed to jail from hospital.
As the top court resumed hearing in the money laundering case, the additional attorney general submitted the medical reports of Majeed and his son. After, reviewing the medical reports of the accused, the court directed FIA to shift them jail from the hospital.
On September 17, the Supreme Court heard Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) petition regarding medical treatment being given to Anwar and his son. The court had formed a committee under the surgeon general of Pakistan for the medical examination of the accused.
The additional attorney general informed the court, “Along with the report, the committee has presented its recommendations. The report states that the Omni Group chairman can be made part of investigations.”
the FIA arrested Majeed and his sons outside Supreme Court premises in Islamabad where a three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Umar Ata Bandial, was hearing a suo motu case pertaining to alleged money laundering of Rs35 billion through fake accounts.
Last week, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) granted two weeks’ protective bail to former president Asif Ali Zardari in fake account case.
IHC judge Justice Miangul Hasan Aurangzeb heard the PPP co-chairman plea, seeking protective bail in a Rs4.14 billion money laundering case.
During the hearing, Zardari 's lawyer, Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan, said his client desired to appear before the banking court and cooperate with the FIA’s investigation, but feared arrest.
The court granted two weeks’ bail by depositing surety bonds worth Rs500,000.