ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested Faryal Talpur, sister of PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, in the money laundering case on Friday.
She will be placed on house arrest. Her residence has been declared a sub-jail.
She will be presented in an accountability court on Saturday.
Former president Asif Ali Zardari is already under arrest.
NAB Rawalpindi forms a team to arrest Faryal Talpur
Earlier on Friday, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) issued arrest warrants for Faryal Talpur, sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari, on late Thursday night.
According to the details garnered, the arrest warrants had been handed over to the NAB Rawalpindi chapter after approval by Chairman Justice (rtd) Javed Iqbal.
Following the directions, NAB Rawalpindi formed a team to arrest the Pakistan People s Party (PPP) senior leader. Some officers of district administration and local police also reached Zardari House in Islamabad.
It was reported that the corruption watchdog body authorities were attempting to trace the whereabouts of Talpur in order to arrest her. A special team of NAB intelligence officers has also been assigned the task to trace and arrest Faryal Talpur.
The NAB had taken Zardari in its custody from his residence in the federal capital. He was taken to the NAB Rawalpindi office.
On June 10, the NAB arrested Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari
from his Islamabad residence after the Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) rejected his pre-arrest bail plea in the money laundering case.