IHC turns down Anwar Majeed’s bail plea in Fake Bank Accounts case

Islamabad High Court (IHC), on Tuesday, turned downed Omni group chairman Anwar Majeed’s bail plea in Fake Bank Accounts case.

According to details, Omni group chairmean Anwar Majeed has filed a bail plea in IHC in fake bank account case. The court upon hearing the petition, announced its decision and rejected the accused’s bail application.

The court had earlier reserved its verdict on the bail plea on May 20.

Majeed was arrested on August 15, 2018 and was first remanded into police custody and then judicial custody. He returned to the country on the Supreme Court’s orders and was then arrested by the FIA along with his son Abdul Ghani Majeed from the premises of the Supreme Court (SC) due to their failure in appearing before the court on multiple occasions.

Anwar Majeed and his company Omni group is accused of owning fake bank accounts that benefitted Zardari group (Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur) who received Rs 15 million via these fake accounts, whereas a total of Rs35 billion is reported to have been transacted using fake accounts, said an FIA report.