ISLAMABAD - Federal Investigation Agency Director General Wasim Ahmed on Saturday accepted before the Senate body that the owners of Khanani and Kalia Foreign Exchange Company allegedly involved in money laundering case used heavy amount of money for their release, despite the fact that enough evidence was present against them. He informed this during the meeting of Senate Standing Committee on Interior that met in the Parliament House under the chairmanship of Senator Talha Mahmood. The Senate body also discussed current status of corruption and embezzlement cases as well as inquiries with regard to health department, Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) pending with FIA for the investigations. Senators including Kazim Khan, Tahir Hussain Mashahadi, Haji Adeel Ahmed, Dr Abdul Malik, Najma Hameed, Gulshan Saeed, Almas Perveen, Leader of the House in Senate Nayyar Hussain Bokhari, Secretary Interior Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, DG FIA Waseem Ahmad, Acting Chairman FBR, Chairman CDA and other concerned officials attended the meeting. Waseem Ahmed informed the committee that the owners of the company received VIP treatment during their arrest and they spent most of their time in hospital. He said that a jail doctor kept both of them under treatment in the hospital without recommendations of the medical board. The committee also expressed its surprise that how Khanani and Kalia were got their release orders from the court before the completion of inquiry into the money laundering case.