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Islamabad AC to indict Asif Zardari in corruption case on August 4

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

14th Jul, 2020. 12:44 pm
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Asif Ali Zardari

Islamabad Accountability Court will indict former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari and others over wrongdoings in the Thatta Water Supply Scheme on August 4.

According to the details, Islamabad AC judge directed all accused named in the reference to appear in court on Aug 4 for indictment.

Let it be known that accountability court is to indict former president Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and other accused in the mega money laundering case against them on July 24.

Judge of Accountability  court Azam Khan resumed hearing the reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against the PPP co-chairman, his sister, and close aides, Omni Group head Anwar Majeed and Hussain Lawai among other accused.

At the start of the hearing, the bureau’s prosecutor requested more time for further investigation before the accused’s indictment. Granting his request, the judge deferred their indictment until July 24.

The court also approved applications of Zardari and Talpur seeking exemption from personal appearance in today’s hearing.

Zardari, his sister, and other accused facing charges of laundering more than Rs 35 billion through fake bank accounts. Zardari’s close aides Hussain Lawai and Anwar Majeed have also nominated in the scam.

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