FIA summons Zardari, Talpur for probe in money laundering case
KARACHI (92 News) – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has summoned former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur on Monday in a money laundering case.
As per details, Zardari and Faryal Talpur were summoned by the FIA at fourth time. Both the PPP leaders did not appear thrice before the joint investigation team (JIT) probing a multi-billion money laundering scam.
According to the FIA sources, If the PPP co-chairman and his sister will fail to appear before the JIT team at headquarter then both of them will face difficulty in the Supreme Court.
The FIA has to present complete report in the Supreme Court on August 28.
Earlier on August 17, a local banking court in Karachi had issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Zardari and other absconding suspects in the ongoing probe. The court ordered the suspects to be arrested and presented before it by September 4.
On August 18, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) approved the former president’s petition for protective bail in the case.