Foreign properties case: SC orders Aleema Khan to pay Rs29.4m as fine, tax


ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Thursday directed Aleema Khan, sister of Prime Minister Imran Khan, to pay Rs29.4 million in taxes and fine and warned of confiscation of her properties if she failed to pay the taxes and fine.
The directives were issued by a three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, during hearing of a case regarding foreign properties of Pakistanis.
Aleema Khan and her counsel Salman Akram Raja appeared before the court.
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) informed the court that Aleema Khan has to pay a fine and tax worth Rs 29.4m.
When the chief justice asked the PM’s sister, “How much did you buy the property for?” To this, Aleema responded, “I bought it for $370,000.” She said that she bought the property in 2008 and sold it last year. She said that she took loan from a bank and for 50% of the total amount of the property and the other 50% was her own money.
Aleema’s counsel Salman Akram Raja informed that they had submitted details of bank transactions and accounts in court.


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