FIA arrests manager of Elahi’s firm in NICL case
LAHORE: A team of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) raided the business offices of Moonis Elahi, son of former Punjab chief minister Pervaiz Elahi on Monday and arrested the manager of his company in connection with a probe into Rs3.3 billion National Insurance Corporation Limited (NICL) land scam.
Talking to this correspondent, an FIA official alleged that the manager, Abdul Maalick, had helped men of Mohsin Warraich, one of the main accused in the scam, in opening two bank accounts in Lahore and Mandi Bahauddin.
The official said a sum of Rs220 million was deposited in the accounts and Warraich withdrew the amount before fleeing to the United Kingdom.
He also said that Warraich who was a friend of Moonis Elahi was helped by him in the matter.
“The manager of one of the banks told us that the account of a man of Warraich had been opened at the request of Maalick,” he added.
The FIA team also seized some record from the offices of Moonis Elahi in Garden Town.
The FIA director said the agency would submit its report to the Supreme Court on Jan 11.