Bank peon transferred over Rs28 mn into Khawaja Asif’s account: NAB
LAHORE: Documents of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) have revealed that a peon of a bank had transferred more than Rs28 million into Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Khawaja Asif’s bank account.
Four people have recorded their statements in money laundering case against Khawaja Asif.
According to the documents, a nephew of Asif had transferred Rs20 million into his account, while transactions worth Rs35 million were made by two of his workers.
The accountability watchdog has arrested the PML-N leader in assets beyond means case after he could not flourish evidence in response to the allegations levelled against him.
The NAB spokesperson said that Asif had an Iqama from 2004 to 2008 and he received 136 million rupees as a legal advisor on its basis.
Khawaja Asif was directed to submit other details including salary taken from the company. He was also asked to submit the job application given to the company.
The spokesperson said that Khawaja Asif was also asked by the NAB to submit the Iqama agreement to the NAB, however, he did not co-operate with the accountability bureau during the investigation.
According to sources, the NAB had traced 48 bank accounts of PML-N central leader Khawaja Asif.
A huge amount of Rs 1.45 billion has been deposited in 48 bank accounts of Khawaja Asif. All bank accounts were opened in the name of anonymous companies of Khawaja Asif and his family members.