Rawalpindi - Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has expanded the scope of investigation against top model Ayyan Ali, seeking to initiate a renewed investigation against her.

Speaking to a private TV channel, Chairman FBR Tariq Bajwa said that Ayyan was arrested while illegally transferring money abroad.

The record of all travel documents of the accused has been received whereas Ayyan will be re-interrogated regarding this matter, he added. Tariq Bajwa said that the perpetrators would be prosecuted according to the law.

Moreover, the agency would also verify the statement of the model with the actual data, record and transactions carried out in the past. Presently, the top model is on a judicial remand in Adiala Jail.

Ayyan has submitted a bail plea in Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi bench after the custom court dismissed her bail application. LHC has sought a reply from the custom court in this regard.

The accused has also filed an application for the attainment of Class-B in the jail for which custom court has asked the jail authorities to submit a reply till March 24.