FIA team hands over evidence to JIT in Rs35bn money laundering …

KARACHI: A team of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials has collected evidence in a Rs35 billion money laundering case involving Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur and others, and handed it over to the joint investigation team (JIT) probing the case, sources informed Geo News Friday.

The FIA is investigating 32 people in relation to money laundering from fictitious accounts, under which Zardari’s close aide Hussain Lawai was also arrested last month.

On Wednesday, the investigation agency had issued notices to former president Asif Zardari and Talpur to appear before the JIT probing the matter on August 4.

A key meeting of the JIT was also summoned in Karachi on Friday, during which a team of FIA officials handed over evidence to the JIT.

According to sources, so far money trail of Rs23 billion out of Rs35 billion has been obtained. The JIT investigating the matter will await Zardari

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