Najaf Mirza to head team investigating Sindh money laundering scandal
ISLAMABAD: FIA director Najaf Mirza is heading a seven-member joint investigation team that is investigating the money-laundering scandal in Sindh.
The team will look into the alleged fake bank accounts of PPP leaders. Earlier, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) summoned PPP leaders Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur on Tuesday to record their statements. The two have been served notices.
Who is Najaf Mirza?
In May 1999, Mirza was serving as the superintendent of the jail where Zardari was incarcerated. He was not given key postings when PPP was elected into power in 2008.
As the PML-N's tenure began in 2013, he was appointed the director of FIA Sindh. The PPP-led provincial governnment and Najaf did not see eye to eye. Najaf then worked at Port Qasim for three years.
He has now been named the director of FIA.