Tuesday October 11, 2022

FIA Registers Case Against PTI Chief Imran Khan For ‘Prohibited Funding’

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Tuesday booked PTI Chairman Imran Khan in the prohibited funding case as the agency ramps up the investigation into the matter.

The first information report (FIR) registered against the former prime minister has been lodged at the FIA’s banking circle police station.

In the FIR, the federal agency alleged that the Abraaj Group transferred $2100,000 to the PTI account in the branch of a bank situated at Jinnah Avenue in Islamabad.

Abraaj Group was a private equity firm, operating on six continents, which is currently in liquidation due to accusations of fraud.

In addition, the party received more financing from two bank accounts of Wotan Cricket Club, read the FIR.

The FIA said the manager of the private bank helped the agency in its probe into the questionable transactions.

Besides Khan, Sardar Azhar Tariq, Tariq Shafi, and Younis Aamir Kiani have also been nominated in the FIR. The FIA said the affidavit submitted to the ECP by businessman Arif Naqvi was also false.

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