Zardari's indictment in Thatta water supply case deferred till August 7

Zardari’s indictment in Thatta water supply case deferred till August 7


Karachi: The Accountability Tribunal has postponed the prosecution of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman and former President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday until August 7 at the Tata Water Supply Company .

At the hearing, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) sought Zardari’s defense, demanding that the allegations against him be dismissed. The lawsuit was postponed because there was no lawyer Farooq H. Naek for the PPP leader.

Earlier, the NAB team had arrived at Zardari’s residence and was preparing to proceed with a virtual prosecution in the case because he refused to appear for a hearing due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The court has postponed the indictment of former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in the mass money laundering case to August 7. day.

In December 2019, former President Asif Ali Zardari (Asif Ali Zardari) was released for medical reasons. Earlier, a liability court in Islamabad issued a separate robbery case [mandamuses] at Park Lane Real Estate Company and passed A fake bank account laundered money on him.

At the center of the latest case, Zardari was accused of laundering large sums of money through suspicious bank accounts and companies.

NAB is investigating according to the Supreme Court’s ruling on the case of laundering billions of dollars through false accounts. In this case, NAB forwarded the report of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) and provided instructions for investigation and filing reference.

Zardari has repeatedly denied allegations of his involvement in the project. Zardari, who was jailed for 11 years for corruption, has never been popular and is always controversial. He resigned from the office of the president in 2013. But he continued to serve as the co-chair of the opposition PPP.

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