ISLAMABAD: As the Islamabad High Court a day before extended pre-arrest bail of Asif Ali Zardari, the arrest warrants have been approved for the former president on Friday in an inquiry pertaining to a money laundering case.
The approval has been given by the Chairman NAB.
On Thursday, the Islamabad High Court had approved Zardari’s bail in the case till June 10/
The investigating officer Muhammad Ali Abro told the court that they have asked for NAB to issue his arrest warrants in the case.
The officer said that a company owned by Zardari and his sister, Faryal Talpur, received Rs30 million out of Rs4.4 billion suspicious transactions carried out through fake accounts.
Zardari’s lawyer Farooq Naek said that they don’t know what his client has been accused of. He remarked that this case was being investigated in Karachi at first, but was then shifted to Islamabad.