The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) issued arrest warrants for Asif Ali Zardari over suspicious transaction of Rs8 billion in the fake accounts case.
NAB Chairman Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal Signed The Arrest Warrants.
Islamabad High Court (IHC), Presided By Justice Aamer Farooq, Would Hear Zardari’s Interim-Bail Plea Today.
The Court Had Sought Arguments From Zardari’s Lawyer And NAB. The Anti-Graft Body Had Filed A Written Reply In IHC Which Stated That The Former Premier Is Required For Investigation.
An Accountability Court In Islamabad Indicted The Former President, His Sister Faryal Talpur And Other Accused In The Mega-Money Laundering Reference Pertaining To The Fake Accounts Case.
Zardari Is Facing Multiple Corruption Cases That Had Stemmed From A Mega-Money Laundering Scandal, Which Came Into Limelight In 2018.
Former President, Faryal, And Their Business Associates Are Being Probed As Part Of A 2015 Case Regarding Fake Accounts And Transactions, Which Were Initially Found To Have Totalled Rs35 Billion.