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FIA given notice over Moonis’ proclamation

FIA given notice over Moonis’ proclamation

LAHORE – An additional district and sessions judge on Thursday issued notice to FIA for February 12 on an application filed against the impugned orders by Judicial Magistrate Irfan Basra regarding the issuance of a proclamation for the arrest of Moonis Elahi.
The application has been filed by Moonis Elahi through his lawyer Muhammad Amir, submitting that FIA on Tuesday obtained proclamation orders for the arrest of Moonis who was abroad at that time due to his personal

SC orders FIA to interrogate PM’s son in Haj scam

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to submit a day-to-day progress report on the alleged corruption and mismanagement in Haj affairs with the registrar for perusal of Justice Raja Fayyaz Ahmed and asked it to interrogate Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s son, Abdul Qadir Gilani for his alleged involvement in the scam.
An eight-member special bench comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry,

FIA raids Kazmi’s residence

ISLAMABAD – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday raided the house of former religious affairs minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi after a local court issued his arrest warrants. Senior Civil Judge Muhammad Alam Gondal issued Kazmi’s arrest warrants after the Supreme Court ordered legal action against the former minister on FIA’s stance that there was enough evidence of his involvement in the Haj scam. However, the FIA failed to arrest Kazmi at his house.
“Raids to nab the

‘Musharraf not to record statement before FIA’

ISLAMABAD – Former president Pervez Mushrraf’s lawyer on Wednesday denied media reports that Musharraf would record his statement with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) after the agency declared him an absconder in the Benazir Bhutto murder case.
Talking to Pakistan Today Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif denied Mushrraf would record his statement, saying no decision had been taken in this regard so far. According to a private TV channel, lawyers of the former president said on

FIA cannot legally declare anyone an absconder: Saif

ISLAMABAD – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) cannot legally declare anyone an absconder, Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif, a close aid of former president Pervez Musharraf, said on Monday.
“Under the criminal procedure code (CRPC Pakistan), only the court of law can declare a person an absconder,” he said, adding that the FIA had just put Musharraf’s name on the list of people to be interrogated in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case. Calling the entire process “a political

FIA to move LHC today to get PO status for Moonis

ISLAMABAD – The FIA will move the Lahore High Court today (Tuesday) to get Moonis Elahi declared a proclaimed offender (PO) for his alleged involvement in the multi-billion rupee NICL scam. The FIA issued the arrest warrants for Moonis on January 29 after he failed to appear before the investigation team.
The deadline in this regard ends today, a senior FIA official said. He said the agency had also sent a request to Interpol and law enforcement authorities in the United Kingdom

Bhutto murder case – FIA declares Musharraf an absconder

ISLAMABAD – In a major development in the Benazir Bhutto murder case, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday declared former president Pervez Musharraf an absconder and said the former president, who is wanted in the case for probe, might also be declared a proclaimed offender if he did not appear before the investigation team.
The FIA mentioned Musharraf’s name in the interim charge-sheet submitted with the Anti-Terrorism Court (ACT) hearing the murder case. The court

FIA ready to bring Moonis back

LAHORE – Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has completed all necessary requirements to bring back Moonis Elahi, son of former Punjab chief minister Pervez Elahi, and prepared a red-warrant for his arrest.
Sources in the FIA said the security agency would soon contact Interpol to seek Moonis’ arrest. Moonis is accused in the NICL land scam, however the PML-Q had said Moonis was being framed in fake cases and he would comeback and face the courts soon.

FIA issues arrest orders for Moonis

LAHORE – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday included the name of Moonis Elahi, son of former Punjab chief minister Pervaiz Elahi, in the watch list and alerted immigration staff of all airports to arrest Moonis on his arrival.
Moonis Elahi is allegedly involved in the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) land scam. Sources in the FIA confirmed that Moonis was expected to reach Pakistan on Friday from the UK through flight number EY-241 of Etihad Airlines.

FIA asks UK govt to seize Moonis, Mohsin’s accounts

LAHORE – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday requested the British government to seize the bank accounts of Moonis Elahi and Mohsin Habib Warraich, both involved in the Rs 2.5 billion National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) scam.
The FIA also requested the UK government to extradite Warraich. According to FIA sources, Moonis’ name was included by the FIA investigators in Abdul Maalik’s statement. Maalik was Moonis’ manager. Sources said Moonis’ bank account

FIA looking into alleged fraud at LSE

LAHORE – Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has begun an informal probe into financial embezzlement of over Rs 24 million that recently occurred at the Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE). Sources revealed that a FIA team visited the bourse to collect evidence.
Sources claimed that the FIA has also included LSE Company Secretary Waseem Baig in the investigation process. However, LSE Managing Director Aftab Ahmed Chaudhry denied the event transpired by stating that he was unaware of any

NICL scam – FIA not allowed to search AKD’s house?

KARACHI – The high-ups of the authorities concerned are continuously interfering in the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) probing the National Insurance Corporation Limited (NICL) scam as some bitter facts have come to light. Recently, the FIA joint interrogation team was not permitted to search the house of an important personality of the business community as he is an in-law of Amin Qasim Dada, the main culprit of NICL scam.
“The FIA wanted a search warrant for the house of

FIA obtains arrest warrants for Moonis

LAHORE – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Punjab has obtained arrest warrants for Moonis Elahi, son of former chief minister Pervez Elahi, for his involvement in the National Insurance Company Limited Rs 2.75 billion scam.
The FIA additional director general and head of the team investigating the NICL scam, Zafar Ahmed Qureshi, on Friday convened a meeting regarding progress on the NICL case. Qureshi said the process would not be stopped despite Moonis’ lawyer’s assurance

PML-Q wants Zafar Qureshi removed from FIA team

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) parliamentarians on Thursday demanded that the government remove Zafar Ahmed Qureshi, head of the FIA team investigating the National Insurance Corporation Limited (NICL) scam.
A day after the FIA sought arrest warrants for PML-Q’s Moonis Elahi, two female parliamentarians, Shahnaz Sheikh and Attiya Inayatullah, came to the Chaudhrys’ rescue during Thursday’s session. Speaking on a point of order, Shahnaz Sheikh said, “Zafar

FIA summons Moonis Elahi

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday issued summons for Moonis Elahi, son of former Punjab chief minister Pervaiz Elahi, in the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) scam case. FIA Additional Director General (ADG) Zafar Qureshi said the FIA had issued summons to Moonis to appear before the FIA investigation team to explain his involvement in the NICL scam.
“The FIA team has called him for investigation but if he does not appear before the

FIA implicates Firdous Jamal in Tawana Pakistan scam probe

ISLAMABD – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team probing into Tawana Pakistan project scam has implicated famous actor Firdous Jamal in its investigation, Pakistan Today learnt on Tuesday.
“Tawana Pakistan project management had paid Rs 20 million for media campaign of the project to a private company owned by Firdous Jamal,” a senior FIA official told Pakistan Today. He said that Firdous Jamal allegedly misappropriated public money in connivance with the Tawana Pakistan

FIA DG in the soup for protecting NICL suspect

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered an investigation against Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Waseem Ahmed for being allegedly involved in providing protection to Amin Qasim Dada, the main accused in the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) scam.
A four-member bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, was hearing a suo motu case against alleged

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