FIA arrests Zardari’s close aide Anwar Majeed

Anwar Majeed being taken into FIA custody from outside the Supreme Court. Photo: Geo News

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday arrested Anwar Majeed, former president Asif Ali Zardari’s close aide and the head of Omni Group, from outside the Supreme Court.

Abdul Ghani Majeed was also arrested after the Omni Group head and his four sons appeared before the top court in connection to a case pertaining to money laundering through fake bank accounts.

During the hearing, the bench dismissed the petition of Omni Group counsel, Shahid Hamid, seeking pre-arrest bail for his clients.

As the hearing went under way, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked, ” If the FIA wishes, the Majeed family can be taken into custody.”

The Omni Group counsel informed the court that the names of Majeed and Ghani were already on the Exit

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