Rabbani orders probe into Rs100mln fake bank deposit

Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani on Wednesday said he had written to Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and President SME Bank for probe into a fake letter received by him about deposit of Rs 100 million in his name.
While informing the Senate about a letter that he received from SME Bank, he said he received a letter through post from the bank four days back at his home address in Karachi.
The letter carried a receipt stating that Rs 100 million werede posited in the name of Mian Raza Rabbani on December 23, 2016 by the bank, he added.
The chairman told that he contacted President of the SME Bank and inquired about the letter. He explained that he did not have an account in SME Bank presently or ever in the past.
He said he asked the President to investigate the matter and inform him about it.
The chairman Senate also had written a letter to Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) asking him to investigate
the matter.
Raza Rabbani said he had money in his actual bank account on which he paid income tax which was reflected in his tax returns.
He said the letter from the SME Bank about deposit of money in an account in his name was a total fraud and he had no connection with it.
“The statement is only being made to take the house into confidence,” he added.


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