The family of retired Lieutenant-General Asim Saleem Bajwa, shown here at a press conference in 2016, allegedly has a business empire overseas. Metin Aktas / Anadolu Agency

On August 27, Pakistani investigative journalist Ahmad Noorani dropped a bombshell with a story on the assets of retired Lieutenant-General Asim Saleem Bajwa and his family. Noorani provided documentary evidence of Bajwa and his brothers getting rich in the US and gave details of their pizza franchises and other companies in the US, the United Arab Emirates, and Canada.