LAHORE: The State Financial institution of Pakistan confirmed on Friday that no business financial institution accounts beneath the identify of the accused in Zainab rape and homicide case, exist. The central financial institution had launched a probe into studies of a number of financial institution accounts allegedly held by the suspect Imran.
Based on sources aware about the event, the State Financial institution in its investigative report stated it didn’t discover any business financial institution accounts underneath the suspect’s identify.
The Punjab authorities is predicted to carry a press convention relating to the matter later at the moment.
The State Financial institution earlier confirmed it had acquired a request from the joint investigation workforce (JIT) relating to reviews by a personal media home suggesting that the accused, Imran Ali Naqshbandi, held a number of financial institution accounts, together with overseas accounts.
The central financial institution had begun amassing particulars from banks in regards to the allegations, and had assured the JIT of its full cooperation within the case.
In the meantime, in line with sources, the JIT has additionally accomplished its probe into the alleged financial institution accounts of the suspect however discovered no checking account underneath his identify and CNIC knowledge.
Financial institution officers, when approached by Geo Information earlier following stories of the accused’s financial institution accounts, denied their existence. They stated that the suspect doesn’t have an account in any of their financial institution branches.
The Supreme Courtroom of Pakistan on Friday rescheduled the listening to of the case and can now maintain the listening to on Sunday in Lahore’s SC registry.
The listening to was earlier scheduled for Monday. The trigger listing has additionally been issued.
Punjab’s advocate common, IG Jail and DG forensics Punjab have been issued notices for showing earlier than the courtroom.
As well as, the SC additionally summoned the anchor who claimed that the accused had overseas foreign money financial institution accounts.
The anchor summoned earlier by the JIT, didn’t seem earlier than the probe physique shaped by the Punjab authorities to share proof of his claims, stated a tweet by the provincial authorities.
The tweet added that the anchor individual’s contact numbers are additionally switched off.
Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday took discover of stories by a media outlet suggesting that the accused held a number of financial institution accounts, and directed the JIT to probe into the matter.
The Punjab authorities, on the chief minister’s directives, notified of addition of a consultant of the State Financial institution and DG Forensic Science Laboratory to the already present JIT within the case, headed by a deputy inspector basic (DIG).
Earlier this week, a particular anti-terrorism courtroom handed Imran to police on a 14-day bodily remand. Throughout proceedings, the accused admitted to the rape and homicide of Zainab, who was kidnapped close to her aunt’s home in Kasur on January four. Her physique was found in a rubbish heap 5 days later.
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