Islamabad, July 16, 2012 (PPI-OT): JIT has decided to summon Malik Riaz Hussain for personal appearance and recording of statement. JIT will interview and examine Malik Riaz on the details of his allegations. JIT has obtained relevant record from various agencies on Arsalan Iftikhar case and more evidence is expected in the next two days.
The information is being collected under the provisions of National Accountability Ordinance 1999. Notices under section 19 have also been issued to different banks and financial institutions for obtaining information and record on transactions and accounts respecting the beneficiaries.
The JIT may also examine the case from a money laundering perspective as well. According to section 20 suspicious financial transactions fall within the domain of NAB and make it mandatory for the banks to report such transactions. JIT has reasons to suspect that transactions subject matter of present inquiry involve an international dimension necessitating probe of bank accounts in UAE, UK and offshore banking systems.
JIT has also finalized a procedure for recording statements of persons privy to the facts and circumstances of the case who are either not residents of Pakistan or are foreign nationals.
For more information, contact:
National Accountability Bureau (NAB)
ATTATURK AVENUE G-5/2, Islamabad
Tel: 051-111-NAB-NAB (111-622-622)
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