NAB begins probe into Zulfi Bukhari’s offshore companies | Pakistan
LONDON: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has established a study in offshore companies conducted by Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari (Zulfi Bukhari), the closest aide and friend of Imran Khan, sources in Geo News reported.
The body against transplantation sent a notice to Bukhari on February 27 to appear before him and explain the facts about his offshore companies that were used to purchase dozens of expensive commercial facilities in the expensive area of London.
According to NAB sources, Bukhari was in Pakistan when the summons was issued, but he could not appear before the NAB Pindi office and left for London.
"These appeals were issued in the residential address of Zulfi Bukhari in F Islamababa -10 / 1 with respect to the six known offshore companies owned by him and disclosed in Panamanian documents," the source said, adding that Zulfi was to appear before Ahmed Said Vazir, deputy director of NAB in Rawalpindi.
NAB confirmed that he began an investigation "against Zulfikar Bukhari with Wajid Bukhari and others."
The NAB notice mentioned that Zulfi Bukhari owns six offshore companies that were discovered in Pakistan by the news reporter Umar Chima last year.
Bukhari defended offshore companies in 2016 and said that for companies and businessmen, like me, for legal entities and organizations, like me, I must create commercial structures in different jurisdictions. "
He is close to Imran Khan after he hired judicial firms for Imran Khan in London to investigate the business details of Hasan Nawaz Sharif, the son of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Bukhari was also among the trusted witnesses, along with Aven Chaudhary PTI, when Imran Khan married Bushehr Watt on January 1, 2018 in Lahore.