LARKANA – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday took the housekeeper of Bhutto House in Nowdero area of Sindh, according to reports in local media.
Nadeem Bhutto, who receives and distributes the salaries for all the servants at the house of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-Chairmen Bilawal Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari, was arrested after he withdrew money from the fake bank accounts under investigation by the anti-corruption watchdog, the reports added.
The Fake accounts case is being heard by the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) under which former President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari, his sisters Faryal Talpur and Azra Fazal Pechuho, Zardari’s aide Khawaja Anwar Majeed and his sons Khawaja Niymar Majeed, Khawaja Mustafa Majeed, Abdul Ghani Majeed, and Ali Kamal Majeed are accused of money laundering through 29 fake accounts registered in Summit Bank, Sindh Bank, and United Bank Limited under people’s names who themselves were not aware of those accounts.
Others being investigated are Sara Tareen Majeed, Khawaja Kamal Majeed, Khawaja Mustafa Zulqarnain Majeed, and Saima Ali Majeed.
Khawaja Anwar Majeed and Abdul Ghani Majeed are under arrest since 15 August 2018. They were arrested from inside Supreme Court of Pakistan building after they appeared to defend themselves in a “Rs35 billion fake accounts case”.