Moonis Elahi granted interim bail till July 4.

LAHORE: In a money laundering case, a local court granted interim bail to former minister and PML-Q leader Moonis Elahi on Wednesday until July 4.

Moonis Elahi applied for interim bail in a Lahore banking crime court. The lawyer for Amjad Pervez filed an application with the court.

The Federal Investigation Agency has accused Moonis of laundering Rs24 billion, according to the petition. According to the petition, the National Accountability Bureau has already cleared him, and no legal requirements were met prior to the filing of the case against the former minister.

The petitioner asked the court for interim bail so that he could participate in the investigation.

Moonis was granted interim bail until July 4 after the court accepted his plea.

On June 14, the FIA filed a money laundering case against Moonis Elahi, son of Punjab Assembly Speaker Pervaiz Elahi, and others in connection with junior Elahi's alleged involvement in a Rs720 million scam.

The agency also arrested two of Elahi's close...

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