The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has submitted a report to the Lahore High Court regarding the money laundering case against the son and two daughters-in-law of former Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi.
According to the report, Qaiser Bhatti, a peon of the Punjab Assembly, has allegedly earned money through corruption. The traces of corruption link with Parvez Elahi’s son Rasak Elahi and two daughters-in-law Zara and Tahirim Elahi.
FIA stated that the anti-corruption authorities have informed that the assets of Qaiser Bhatti were more than his income. The authorities added that Qaiser is involved in money laundering and has carried out unexplained banking transactions with Tahirim, Zara and Raskh Elahi.
The report stated that Qaiser made transactions with 11 people and 3 companies that have no proper explanation. A transaction of Rs 27 million was made with Munis Elahi’s wife, Tahirim Elahi. Further transactions of Rs 83 million and Rs 5 million were made with Rasakh Elahi and his wife. With the three companies, Bhatti made transactions worth Rs 129.80 million.
Investigating authorities stated that they initiated investigations after Financial Monitoring Unit reported suspicious financial activities against Qaiser.
Note that Parvez Elahi’s son and daughter-in-law approached the court for the dismissal of the money laundering case. Whereas FIA requested to dismiss the plea of Rasakh, Zara and Tahrim.