Parvez's son answers FIA queries in money laundering probe.

LAHORE -- Chief Minister Parvez Elahi's son Rasikh Elahi on Tuesday appeared before the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and recorded his statement in connection with a fresh money laundering probe against him and some other family members.

According to officials, Mr Rasikh replied to the queries of investigators for over 90 minutes. The FIA had also summoned his wife and sister-in-law for Tuesday. However, they did not appear and instead Mr Rasikh submitted their replies to the investigators.

According to the FIA, the State Bank of Pakistan had detected some transactions involving huge amounts of money in the bank accounts of Qaisar Bhatti (a lower cadre employee of the Punjab Assembly) and three others.

'Some amount has been transferred to the family members of Mr Elahi,' an official said, and added Rasikh and other Elahi family members were inquired about these transactions.


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