Accountability Court fails to indict Zardari and Talpur in Fake Bank Accounts Case

ISLAMABAD: The indictment against Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur did not take place  in the fake Bank Accounts Case on Tuesday.

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The Accountability Court did not set a date for indictment as the accused were not provided copies of the reference.

Accountability court judge Arshad Malik is hearing the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) reference against Zardari and Talpur. During the hearing, show cause notices were issued to chief secretary Sindh and superintendent jail over their failure to produce Abdul Ghani Majeed and Anwar Majeed.

The hearing of the case has been adjourned will May 30.

The FIA is investigating 32 people in relation to money laundering from fictitious accounts, including Zardari and Talpur. Zardari’s close aide Hussain Lawai was arrested in July last year in connection with the probe.

The former president’s close aide and Omni Group chairman Anwar Majeed and his son, Abdul Ghani, were arrested by FIA in August 2018.

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