Omni Group chief’s son released by FIA after questioning

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Omni Group chief's son released by FIA after questioning

KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday released Omni Group chairman’s son Namar Majeed on court’s directives.

The officials stated that Namar had been taken into custody for ‘interrogation only’ in a case pertaining to sugar stocks disappearing from various Omni Group sugar mills. The banking court has directed Namar to register appearance before it till Tuesday.

Earlier yesterday, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday arrested Namar Majeed – son of chairman of Omni Group Anwar Majeed – from premises Supreme Court of Pakistan’s (SC) Karachi Registry in case pertaining to money laundering through a series of fictitious bank accounts.

Namar Majeed – who was on initial bail – was summoned by the court to record statement in the case.

As the hearing went underway, CJP Justice Saqib Nisar made it overtly clear that the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) will look after matters of the Omni Group, a conglomerate allegedly involved in money-laundering worth billions.

CJP also barred banking court from issuing any verdict in the case as the hearing of the same was underway in top court. – NNI