On March 16, Zardari
has challenged the verdict of the banking court in the Sindh High Court in the mega money laundering case. In the petition, he pleaded that the banking court’s verdict should be declared null and void.
He stated that the decision to shift the case to Rawalpindi is illegal. On the other hand, Faryal Talpur has also challenged the decision of the banking court.
Earlier, Announcing its verdict, the banking court
ordered to transfer mega money laundering case from Karachi to Rawalpindi on the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) plea.
During the hearing, the banking court accepted the NAB plea of moving the case to Rawalpindi from Karachi. However, former president Asif Ali Zardri and his sister Faryal Talpur were absent during the hearing.
Following the arguments, the court had reserved its verdict earlier this week. The court today announced the verdict, allowing the case to be transferred from Karachi to Rawalpindi.
Subsequently, the banking court cancelled the interim bails granted to Zardari, Talpur and others as the case had been transferred to a different court.