Money laundering case: Jahangir Tareen others withdraw interim bail pleas


LAHORE, June 11 (Online): PTI estranged leader Jahangir Tareen and other suspects have withdrawn their interim bail pleas from the court in money laundering case.

Money laundering case against Jahangir Tareen and his son Ali Tareen who are named in sugar scam came up for hearing before Lahore High Court (LHC) Friday.

Deputy Director FIA stated in the court Jahangir Tareen arrest is not needed at present. When need arises FIA will inform about it before hand.

Suleman Safdar, counsel for Jahangir Tareen told the court this case does not fall under the jurisdiction of FIA. SECP sees all the matters with reference to companies. It is requested that FIA be ordered to inform us 10 days before.

Jahangir Tareen and other suspects withdrew their interim bail pleas from the court.

The counsel for Jahangir Tareen said we are taking back our bail pleas following the statement of FIA officer.

The court while accepting the pleas wrapped up them. The court ordered if need of arresting any accused arises then the accused be informed 10 days before.

Jahangir Tareen while talking media men outside the court said we have appeared in over 100 hearings in the court and provided all evidence to the court. My money was transferred from bank to bank and after 10 months the FIA told the court their arrest is not needed.