ISLAMABAD: Progress has been made in Saulat Mirza case and a brand new investigation was launched in opposition to former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Babar Ghauri, citing sources, ARY News reported on Wednesday.
Just after the announcement of Babar Ghauri’s return to Pakistan and his bail in two instances in opposition to him, a brand new probe has been launched in opposition to the previous MQM senior chief in mild of the assertion recorded by the MQM’s goal killer Saulat Mirza who had been hanged to dying in Machh in May 2015.
Sources mentioned that authorities have determined to kind a brand new joint investigation workforce (JIT) and the following improvement relating to the JIT is prone to be witnessed quickly.
It was additionally determined to file an enchantment for the cancellation of bail.
Money laundering case
Ghauri is prone to be arrested on the airport as he’s additionally going through a cash laundering reference at an accountability court docket.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had lodged a cash laundering case in opposition to Ghauri. Ex-Federal Minister For Ports and Shipping was staying out of the country since 2015.
‘Saulat Mirza, a brand new case’
Babar Ghauri mentioned in an announcement, “Pakistan is my country and I have decided to return home tomorrow. Two cases had been filed against me and I have secured bail. A new probe is being started against me in Saulat Mirza’s case.”
The MQM chief admitted that he knew Mirza however he has no different reference to him. “Mirza was an activist of MQM and we met on multiple occasions during public meetings.”
“The statement of Mirza’s wife should also be considered in which she told that someone forced Saulat for mentioning my name. My name was not mentioned in the previous JIT report.”
Ghauri mentioned that “I had left MQM in 2017 and I am not associated with any political party. I am now a common Pakistani who can travel to the country without any political affiliation. I have friendships but their genre is not political.”
“It is not easy to stay away from my country for seven years. Some developments are recently witnessed and I have not decided yet to return to Pakistan.”
He introduced that he’ll face all instances in opposition to him and expressed hopes that he’ll get justice.
Earlier, Ghauri approached the Sindh High Court (SHC) for bail in two instances.
Babar Ghauri’s lawyer mentioned that no matter allegations and inquiries are made in opposition to his shopper, he is able to return to the nation to face the instances, and he must be given a safety assure.
The Sindh High Court has granted safety bail to the MQM stalwart for two weeks. The court docket has directed Babar Ghauri to submit two bonds of Rs.100,000.