On Monday, An accountability court extended the judicial remand of Asif Ali Zardari and his sister, Faryal Talpur, till September 5 in fake bank accounts case.
Both brother and sister was presented in the court of Accountability Judge Muhammad Bashir as their remand expired today. During today’s hearing Copies of the Park Lane reference were handed over to the suspects.
Lateef Khosa, counsel of Zardari complained that his client is allegedly being disturbed by the jail authorities.
“Despite permission, he is not being allowed to meet his daughters”, he continued in his arguments.
During today’s hearing, NAB Prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi exchanged words with the AC judge. “You are only listening to the arguments of Zardari’s counsel, not from our side”, he said.
“It is the matter related to the prison not linked with you”, the judge replied. Later, Abbasi apologized to the court.
The judge later adjourned the hearing of the case till September 5.
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20 September, 2019