Money Laundering Case: Court issues arrest warrant against Zardari

KARACHI: The Banking court has released non-bailable arrest warrants for Pakistan’s Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Zardari in a money laundering case.

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The court issued 15 warrants including Aslam Masood, Arif Khan, Azam Wazir Khan, Adnan Javed, Namar Majeed Iqbal, Naseer Abdullah Hussain, Mohammad Umair,  Mustafa Zulqarnain and  Zain Malik for laundering Rs35 Billion money through fake bank accounts at three local banks.

The court directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to arrest and produce the suspects before it by Sept. 4

On Thursday, Pakistan People’s Party leader Faryal Talpur was granted an extended interim bail till September 4 in the same case.

Earlier on Wednesday, the FIA took  close aide of ex-president Asif Ali Zardari and Omni Group Chairman Anwar Majeed into custody outside the Supreme Court, where he and his family had appeared after repeated absences from hearings of the same case.

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