Alert Sign Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on

Alert Sign Dear reader, please upgrade to the latest version of IE to have a better reading experience


Air marshal (retd) Asghar Khan. – File Photo

ISLAMABAD: Central character of the 20 years old Mehran Bank Scandal Younis Habib has resurfaced, he was summoned by the apex court in a case relating to disbursement of money among different politicians by the ISI, DawnNews reported on Wednesday.

Speaking to DawnNews, Habib, who has spent 20 years of his life underground, said that he was not willing to talk to media. “I will say whatever I want to say in the Supreme Court,” he added.

The apex court had also summoned former army chief Aslam Baig and former ISI chief Asad Durrani along with the former chief of Mehran Bank in a 16 years old case filed by Air Marshal (retd) Asghar Khan.

Habib is suspected to have given money secretively to Durrani on army’s directives, who disbursed it among different politicians against Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) government back in 1990-91.

The court will resume hearing of the case on March 8.