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Money laundering case: NAB finds new evidences against Zardari

Money laundering case: NAB finds new evidences against Zardari
August 18, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday found a key evidences against against former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in mega money laundering case. According to the sources, the NAB has prepared a supplementary reference against Zardari and his sister. The anti-corruption watchdog said that the supplementary reference has been prepared in light of the investigation conducted from Zardari and Faryal Talpur by the NAB officials. It was also reported that the accused would be indicted after filing the supplementary reference against them, while the statements of Asif Zardari and Faryal Talpur and important evidence have also been made part of the reference. On Aug 16, an accountability court (AC) sent former president Asif Ali Zardari to Adiala jail on judicial remand in money laundering case. AC Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the fake accounts case. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) pleaded for further physical remand of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman. However, the court rejected the NAB’s request and sent Zardari on judicial remand. The court has directed the NAB authorities to produce the former president before it on August 19. To, this Zardari’s counsel said, to send his client on remand for 90 days, such short remands are denting national exchequer. During today’s hearing, the former president complained that he is not being allowed to meet his daughters despite permission. The court then remarked that the PPP co-chairman be allowed to meet his daughter. Khosa also filed a plea in the court asking that Zardari be provided with A-class facilities in prison, including medical facilities and the permission to meet his family. The accountability court then summoned a reply from NAB regarding the request and issued orders to shift Zardari to Adiala Jail on judicial remand. Another trouble for Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed Park Lane reference against him. According to the reports, Asif Ali Zardarim Abdul Ghani Majeed, Hussain Lawai including 17 accused were nominated in the reference. The reference alleged that the accused took out Rs1.5 billion loan from the bank through illegal way and transferred to the company account in a private bank.