Moonis Elahi granted interim bail in money laundry case

Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Moonis Elahi secured on Wednesday interim bail in a money laundering case as he fears arrest.

The PML-Q leader appeared in the banking court, Lahore, along with his counsel and submit the request for interim bail in the money laundering case initiated against him by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).

During the proceeding, Moonis claimed that the FIA has registered a baseless case and their accusations against him were not valid. He added he has even appeared before the investigators as well and recorded his statement.

The PML-Q leader stated that he fears that the FIA might arrest him and requested the court to grant interim bail.

After the hearing the argument, the court granted interim bail to Moonis Elahi til July 04.

Shortly, Moonis Elahi said he asked for interim bail on the directives of his counsels.

The FIA agency had collected evidence against the accused from Elahi family’s sugar mill in Punjab’s Rahim Yar Khan city. The agency added that the case was registered in light of the findings of the sugar commission report.