CJP suggests Panama Papers-like JIT as FIA digs out 15 more fake accounts

–Chief Justice Nisar says unlike Panama Papers investigation, JIT to probe Rs35bn scam will comprise experts in white collar crimes, not military officers

–Orders Omni Group chairman to appear in court on Wednesday, asks Sindh IG to rein in officers harassing witnesses

–Farooq Naik tells court Asif Zardari and Faryal Talpur ready to join FIA investigation 

ISLAMABAD:  Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday suggested forming a Panama Papers-like joint investigation team comprising anti-white collar crimes experts to probe the Rs 35 billion money laundering scam involving PPP senior leaders Asif Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur, as the FIA chief informed the court that the agency had traced an additional 15 fake accounts used to launder Rs 6 billion.

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Bashir Memon told a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court (SC) that “billions made through bribery were also transferred through the same method”.

However, Justice Umar

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