The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will be recovering over Rs10 billion in the fake accounts case after its chief, Justice (r) Javed Iqbal, approved plea deals of seven suspects, including Abdul Ghani Majeed, The Express Tribune has reported.

According to reports, the suspects have assured the accountability court to return Rs10.66bn besides 266.175 acres of land to the Sindh government and Pakistan Steel Mills.

The accused, including Abdul Ghani Majeed – son of Omni Group owner Anver Majid – were booked in the NAB reference over alleged illegal transfer of money using fake bank accounts.

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Apart from Abdul Ghani, other suspects who submitted plea bargain request include Hammad Shahid, Tariq Baig, Muhammad Iqbal, Muhammad Tauseef, Mohammad Amir and Siraj Shahid.

Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister, Faryal Talpur, are also among the suspects in the fake accounts case and are currently locked-up at Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail.

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