NAB once again summons Asif Zardari, Bilawal Bhutto on May 29

NAB, summons, Asif Zardari, Bilawal Bhutto, May 29
25 May, 2019 4:18 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has once again summoned PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto and co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on May 29.

According to sources, both have been directed to appear at the Old NAB Headquarters at 11am.

The Combined Investigation Team (CIT) will record the statement of Asif Zardari who had sent an application for his failure to appear before the NAB on May 23.

Sources said that Bilawal Bhutto had decided to appear before the NAB after consulting his legal team.

Meanwhile, the PPP has decided to take out a rally on May 29 and asked the workers to reach the NAB office. Bilawal Bhutto will be taken to the NAB office in a rally.

The PPP has directed the local leadership to bring workers from Islamabad, Rawalpindi and nearby divisions.

Fake bank accounts case: NAB summons Bilawal on May 29

On May 24, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on May 29 in fake bank accounts case.

According to the details, the corruption watchdog body summoned Bilawal in Joint Venture Opal 225 case to record his statement in the mega money laundering case.

Bilawal is expected to appear before NAB on May 29 at 11am in old headquarter of the anti-graft watchdog. He was earlier summoned in this case for recording his statement.

The NAB further stated that Bilawal was summoned on May 24 on Friday but the PPP denied to receive any summon notice, however, NAB Rawalpindi issued a new notice for May 29.

Bilawal and his father, former president Asif Ali Zardari, had earlier appeared before NAB to record their statements.

A press release by NAB said Bilawal and Zardari were questioned by the combined investigation team (CIT) under the supervision of DG NAB Rawalpindi Irfan Mangi for approximately two hours in three cases.

The FIA is investigating 32 people in relation to money laundering from fictitious accounts, including Zardari and Talpur. Zardari’s close aide Hussain Lawai was arrested in July last year in connection with the probe.

The former president’s close aide and Omni Group chairman Anwar Majeed and his son, Abdul Ghani, were arrested by FIA in August 2018.

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