LONDON: Farah Gogi, trusted aide of former first woman Bushra Bibi, could change into an approver in opposition to her good friend and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, sources informed The Information.
The Information has learnt reliably that Farah is already cooperating with the Pakistani authorities and has been in contact with them for practically a month now. All of the whereas, she and her husband Ahsan Jameel Gujjar have been requested by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) management to not cooperate with the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) and different authorized boards.
The supply shared that Farah has already shared essential data with the Pakistani authorities and a working relationship has developed already.
The sources confirmed that within the first week of Could, Farah was requested to go away the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after the Pakistan authorities informed the Gulf state that she was a needed particular person and concerned in corrupt practices throughout her time in Dubai.
A extremely trusted supply confirmed that Farah has been “blacklisted” which signifies that she is unable to enter the UAE on any authorized grounds due to the instances in opposition to her. It was solely after reaching Italy that Farah began chatting with the Pakistani authorities and there was plenty of progress.
Farhat Shahzadi — who’s also called Farah Gogi, Farah Khan, Farah Gujjar, Fari and plenty of different aliases — left Pakistan a day after Imran Khan’s authorities was dissolved after the success of a vote of no confidence (VoNC), changing into the primary excessive profile determine to flee the nation as speculations had already grown that she can be arrested and grilled about her function in her dealings with Bushra Bibi in addition to her direct function in working the government affairs.
She reached Dubai from Pakistan after which visited the US and again to Dubai. She was utilizing the UAE as her base — till the Pakistan authorities requested the authorities to take motion as Pakistan and the UAE has an extradition treaty as effectively.
The supply who shared particulars stated that Farah left for Italy and was within the European nation until a couple of days in the past. When the information began circulating that Pakistan could ask Interpol to extradite Farah to Pakistan, a name was made out of Zaman Park to a lawyer within the UK to help in her instances.
In Could, the FIA submitted a written request to Interpol looking for the arrest and pink warrant of Farah, citing instances involving the appointment of officers by way of illicit means for cash laundering and political affect. The FIA officers have said that Farhat Shahzadi has already been declared an absconder by the courtroom within the cash laundering case.
In accordance with FIA officers, Farah is absconding overseas in opposition to whom irrefutable proof of cash laundering has been collected.
Pakistani investigators consider that Farah facilitated Imran Khan and Bushra to promote the Graff watch set gifted to the state of Pakistan by Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman and offered it to Dubai-based businessman Umar Farooq Zahoor for a value of $2 million.
Imran Khan is alleged to be the first beneficiary of this deal who used his spouse’s good friend to steal state items and pocket the proceeds by illegally retrieving them from Toshakhana by putting a faux receipt of a watch supplier who has denied issuing any receipt.
Zahoor revealed a couple of months in the past on Geo Information present Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Key Saath that he had purchased it from Farah and that she was launched to him initially by Shahzad Akbar, the previous accountability minister who now lives in London.
Pakistani investigators declare Bushra was behind many of the postings and transfers throughout the Usman Buzdar period in Punjab, raking billions in ill-gotten earnings throughout the time period.
Azhar Siddique, who’s at present within the UK, has been aiding Farah Gogi in her authorized issues by way of his legislation agency in Lahore. He confirmed to Geo Information that he was in contact with Farah and her husband however was not conscious of their location.
“All allegations in opposition to Farah Gogi are politically motivated and false. She has achieved nothing fallacious. There isn’t any case in opposition to her.”
Azhar Siddique stated he had no information if Farah was negotiating with the Pakistani authorities. Her husband Ahsan Jameel has additionally denied all allegations in opposition to her.