Imran Khan

FBR seeks details of offshore firms from Imran, others: sources

ISLAMABAD: Widening the scope of its probe into offshore firms and secret bank accounts of Pakistani citizens, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Monday wrote letters to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and others, according to official sources.

The FBR has decided to widen the scope of its investigations of offshore entities owned by Pakistani nationals and their secret bank accounts, officials sources said Monday. Investigations would be held pertaining to all shell firms, including those revealed in Panama Papers leaks.

They said that the revenue board has sent a letter to Imran Khan seeking details of offshore entities owned by him. PTI leaders Aleem Khan and Jahangir Tareen, along with three children, have also been forwarded informal letters by the FBR.

A letter has also been written to Monis Ilahi. The letters sought details of ownership of shell companies from these individuals.Sources further said the process of sending letters pertaining to these firms will continue in days to come.


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