FBR launches probe against 19 Pakistanis in Paradise Leaks

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) formally began investigations against 19 out of 135 natives of Pakistan specified in Paradise Papers.

Sources conscious of the FBR said subtle elements of these people have been looked for from the concerned establishments including Securities Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and National Database Registration Authority (Nadra).

The concerned authorities said that three distinct letters have been sent to the establishments keeping in mind the end goal to acquire the subtle elements of their budgetary exchange, financial balances, organizations, family and exchange of cash. The FBR will dispatch activity against these individuals under laws overseeing charge robbery and illegal tax avoidance.

Pakistani nationals specified in Paradise Leaks incorporate previous Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, previous NICL Chairman Ayaz Khan Niazi, business head honcho Sadruddin Hashwani, Mian Mansha of Nishat Group, Chairman Soneri Bank Alauddin and cash trade businessperson Obaid Altaf Khanani.