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Banking Court directs to produce Anwar Majeed, A G Majeed of Omni Group from Adyala Jail

Banking Court directs to produce Anwar Majeed, A G Majeed of Omni Group from Adyala Jail

KARACHI: The Banking Court Judge Saad Qureshi has directed federal government and federal ministry for interior to make ensure to produce  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Omni Group Anwar Majeed, his son Abdul Ghani Majeed before the court on next date of hearing, who were nominated in different criminal complaints filed by Summit Bank, Sindh Bank and National Bank of Pakistan for sold out stock of sugar reserved as bank guarantee worth billions of rupees.

October 28, 2019, Kashif Hanif advocate and others appeared on behalf of Omni Group and counsels for banks, during the hearing, court was informed that again Anwar Majeed and Abdul Ghani Majeed were not produced by Adyala Jail authority, court asked official of ministry of interior Sindh, why not both accused have been produced, an officer of ministry of interim Sindh replied that both suspects confine in Adyala Jail which is answerable to federal government, therefore, court may pass order to directly federal government.

After the hearing, court directed federal government make ensure to comply order of this court and produce both suspects on next date of hearing.

Court also directed counsels for convey this order to other suspects namely Ali Kamal Majeed, Mustafa Zurqonan Majeed, Saima Majeed, Minhal Majeed, Nimmer Majeed and directors of their sugar mills to make ensure their appearance before the court on next date of hearing.

Earlier, counsel for the Summit Bank, Sindh Bank and National Bank of Pakistan submitted applications for restoration of these cases and informed that on the direction of Supreme Court of Pakistan, they tried to settlement with the Omni Group, however, there is no progress and Omni Group is not ready to paid all due amounts, therefore, court may restore their criminal complaints.

It needs to the mentioned here, former Chief Justice Saqib Nisar has taken Suo Moto notice against Omni Group and directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and concerned banks to initiate proceedings against Omni Group which sold out sugar which was lying at their sugar mills as bank guarantee and without intimation and permission of banks, selling said sugar is criminal act.