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36 bank accounts of Jahangir Tareen, wife and son frozen

Once considered the second most powerful man in the PTI government, Jahangir Khan Tareen has found himself in a quandary after 14 of his bank accounts were frozen over his alleged involvement in the sugar scandal which has led to a 35% – 40% increase in sugar prices ever since the PTI government took over.

21 accounts of Ali Khan Tareen were also frozen and a single account of Jahangir Tareen’s wife was also frozen after JKT appeared before the Federal Investigation Agency in regards to the sugar scam.

The accounts are said to have tens of millions of rupees.

The FIA on Friday had summoned Jahangir Khan Tareen in two cases and Ali Khan Tareen in a charge of defrauding shareholders.

The FIA has ordered Ali Khan Tareen to provide the answers to five questions that include the reasons for selling JKFSL’s sugar business, any advertisements made for the sale, details and numbers of the bidders and the quoted rates.

JKFSL had losses of 326 million rupees, however, it was still sold to JDW Sugar Mills at a higher profit.

Earlier, Jahangir Tareen made a show with strength with a dozen parliamentarians, reflecting that he had the power to influence the federal and Punjab governments.

The parliamentarians who accompanied Jahangir Tareen included, Ghulam Bibi Bharwana NA 115, Ghulam Ahmad Lali NA 99, Raja Riaz NA 110, Zawar Warriach PP 224, Nazeer Baloch PP 228, Aslam Bharwana Jhang PP 127, Tahir Randhawa 282, Iftikhar Gondal Chaudhry PP 81, Ghulam Rasool Sangha PP 83, Nauman Langrial PP 202, Abdul Haye Dasti PP 270, Ameer Mohammad Khan PP 89, Khurram Leghari PP 275. 

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