KARACHI – Investigations into money laundering accusations against Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder, renegade party member and deputy mayor of Karachi Arshad Vohra and Babar Ghauri were initiated on Tuesday as Federal Investigation Agency approached banks concerned and Federal Board of Revenue seeking financial details.
The agency began investigations against top brass of the political party and according to a preliminary report compiled earlier, Khidmat-e-Khalq Foundation was used to launder money.
The report claims that Khawaja Sohail, Khawaja Rehan and senator Ahmed Ali are those accused of money laundering. The security agency has contacted revenue board, banks and the election commission as well in the issue.
Reportedly, foreign ministry has been asked to seek details of bank accounts in Britain and United Arab Emirates.
Earlier this week, Vohra recorded his statement to the agency after he was asked to cooperate with the department regarding investigations into money laundering accusations against the political party.
Vohra, a renegade MQM leader had announced earlier in a press conference that he could not deliver to the people and would resign following the proper channel