Case registered against former envoy Husain Haqqani: sources
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Company registered a case in opposition to former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani, assets mentioned on Monday.
The case used to be registered within the Anti-corruption circle via the FIA when it comes to the Memogate scandal, assets printed.
In keeping with assets, Husain is accused of embezzlement in the name of the game fund value $7.2 million.
The FIA requested the Overseas Ministry for main points at the Pakistani embassy to research the topic additional, assets added.
In February, the Splendid Court docket issued arrest warrants for the manufacturing of former ambassador of Pakistan to the United States when it comes to the Memogate scandal.
Within the listening to, the apex court docket had directed secretaries of the internal and international ministers, in addition to the FIA leader, to furnish a record on Haqqani’s go back in a single week.
Responding to experiences of the warrants, Haqqani said on Twitter that it used to be “unhappy that best possible court docket of Pakistan persists with such antics for native TV news protection. Such political ‘warrants’ have now not been commemorated in a foreign country prior to now, may not paintings now”.
The Memogate scandal erupted in 2011 when Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz claimed to have won an ‘anti-army’ memo from Haqqani, the then-Pakistan envoy in Washington DC, for US joint chiefs chairman Admiral Mike Mullen.
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