Lahore (Web Desk): The Federal Investigatiobn Agency (FIA) has once again arrested Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) president and former Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Chaudhry Pervez Elahi.
According to reports, the FIA team arrested Pervez Elahi from jail and taken him away in armored vehicle.
The sources said FIA anti money laundering team has arrested Muhammad Zaman, gunman and front man of the PTI president too.
They said that Muhammad Zaman is cash boy and front man of Chaudhry Pervez Elahi. He is allegedly involved in the transaction of illegal money of the former Punjab CM.
The investigation agency reportedly arrested Elahi in this case on the identification of Muhammad Zaman.
The FIA claimed to obtain important evidence from mobile phone of accused Muhammad Zaman.
On June 24, A Lahore court on approved Chaudhry Parvez Elahi's bail in money laundering case.
Earlier, on June 20, the former Punjab chief minister was granted post-arrest bail by an anti-corruption court in Lahore in a case regarding the illegal recruitments in the Punjab Assembly.
However, a new case was registered against Parez Elahi and his son Moonis Elahi on charges of money laundering within hours of the release orders and the FIA arrested him on June 21.
The case against Parvez and Moonis includes charges of fraud, money laundering, and corruption. It is alleged that the father-son duo concealed billions of rupees in five Panama-based companies.
Elahi was taken into custody from jail by the FIA officials, who was then taken to Services General Hospital in Lahore for medical examination.
Later, the agency presented Parvez Elahi to the district court and sought his 14-day physical remand.
The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) in Gujranwala had arrested former Punjab CM earlier this month for allegedly taking Rs15 million in bribes as the speaker of the Punjab Assembly for making out-of-merit appointments on grade-17 posts in the provincial assembly.