The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Karachi Nab branch arrest a suspect on allegedly sending Fake receipts to several Politician which worth billions .
FIA Karachi branch’s director, Asim Qaimkhan told the media that
suspect name Ateeq-ur-Rahman was a former employee at SME Bank . He has been involved in criminal activity several time which cause him to lose his Job. Ateeq was arrested in the past and spend time in prison. After he was release from prison on bail the SME bank chief manager Barkat Ali Lashari fired him from his job.
Major parliamentarians and Politician which include Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani, National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, opposition leaders of Parliament Syed Khursheed Shah , Aitzaz Ahsan and parliamentary leaders of JUI-F head Maulana Fazlur Rehman, received the fake bank receipts which worth millions of rupees in the past week.
The FIA officials told the media that the suspected want to take revenge against the bank and ’ his ex-employer who had dismissed him last year over fraud case. “That is why he had sent receipts of the TDRs with name of his Barkat Ali Lashari to the lawmakers.”
National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq wrote a letter and inform the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) governor about the case and present a report on it.
After the investigation the NA speaker’s office was later informed by the bank that the transaction receipts were fake and bogus.