A banking court on Thursday (Feb 14) has extended per-arrest bail of Pakistan Peoples Party leaders Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur till March 5. Eighth per-arrest interim bail of Former president Asif Ali Zardari’s sister Faryal Talpur in ongoing mega money laundering through fake bank accounts, case ended today and Talpur appeared before a banking court on in an ongoing case.
The FIA also investigated 32 people including Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur, in relation to money laundering from over 20 ‘benami’ accounts, opened in 2013, 2014 and 2015 for transactions worth billions of rupees. Zardari’s close aide Hussain Lawai was arrested in July in connection with the probe. The amount, according to FIA sources, is said to be black money gathered from various kickbacks, commissions and bribes.
The Supreme Court on Jan 16 in a detailed judgment, authored by Justice Ijazul Ahsan directed to transfer the JIT report and all the material collected by the team to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) immediately. The court directed the NAB to prepare the references.
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17 November, 2019