Published On: Thu, Mar 2nd, 2023
Published in Category: Islamabad

FIR lodged against Farah Gogi in money corruption, laundering case

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday registered an FIR against Farhat Shehzadi aka Farah Gogi over corruption and money laundering of billions of rupees, and launched an investigation.

According to a private TV channel, the FIA started the investigation against Farah Gogi, a close friend of the former first lady, on a reference filed by the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE).

The FIR stated that Farah allegedly took bribes against transfer of officers during the previous regime, and about Rs840 million were deposited in her personal bank accounts in the last three years.

According to media reports, during the previous regime, a total of over Rs1 billion was deposited in all the bank accounts of Farah Gogi. About Rs410 million were deposited in her accounts in 2019 and 2020 through cash.

More benami bank accounts worth billions of rupees could be unearthed during the investigation where names of important political and government officials could also surface during the investigation.