Another benami account on Tuesday popped up in the fake accounts case as the National Accountability Bureau Karachi has summoned a worker of Lahore factory in the probe against Agha Siraj Durrani and others.
The NAB Karachi has summoned Ali Ahsan, a resident of Ferozwala and worker at a chemical factory of Lahore, for questioning over five million rupees amount deposited in an account in his name.
Ali Ahsan has denied of holding a bank account. He expressed ignorance how the five million rupees deposited in a bank account in his name.
Ahsan said he receives meager amount as salary from the chemical factory he employed at. “I don’t know, how the money landed in the account”.
The NAB Karachi bureau’s notice to Ali Ahsan said that an amount of Rs. one million withdrawn five times from the account in his name.
The scandal recently emerged, in which former president Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and others facing charges of laundering more than Rs35 billion through fake bank accounts.
The NAB investigation against Sindh Assembly’s Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani has highlighted the scam from another angle with emergence of a fake bank account in the probe.—INP