A banking court on Tuesday extended the interim bail of Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur, in connection with millions of money laundering through fake bank accounts, till December 10.
Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed by the Supreme Court, has already investigating the money laundering case.
The FIA is investigating 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.
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17 November, 2019