NAB unearths benami property of Ghani Majeed

KARACHI: In an important development, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday unearthed undeclared (benami) property of Abdul Ghani Majeed, one of the main accused in fake bank accounts reference.
As per details, the NAB has uncovered benami property of Abdul Ghani Majeed, situated in Karachi’s area of Cantt. The anti-graft watchdog body has decided to seize 5,145 square yards plot.
In this context the NAB Rawalpindi has moved accountability court for the seizure of plot.
It was learnt that the payments were made through fake bank accounts to Younis Gidwai, an accused wanted to the NAB. Read more: Abdul Ghani Majeed, 7 others request plea bargain worth Rs 10.66 bn: Sources
According to the NAB, “Majeed is a beneficiary of Omni Group and key accused in fake bank accounts case. Investigations against him in fake bank accounts case are underway. Last month, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) had granted bail to Majeed in fake bank accounts case. A division bench of the high court comprised of Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb and Justice Fayyaz Anjum took up the bail petition.
The bench had ordered Abdul Ghani Majeed to submit 100 million surety bonds for bail.– Agencies