Pakistan

Asif Zardari’s 10-day physical remand approved by accountability court

ISLAMABAD: A 10-day physical remand of former president Asif Ali Zardari was granted to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) by an accountability court on Tuesday.

The court has been requested by the NAB officials for 14-day physical remand of the leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).

The former president of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari appeared before the judge of accountability court Muhammad Arshad. The court was requested by NAB for the physical remand of the former president during the proceedings.

The court was informed by the prosecutor of NAB Muzaffar Abbasi that fake bank accounts were opened with the assistance of bank officials. It was further added by Abbasi that Zardari had been arrested and his remand was significant for investigation.

The court was requested by Asif Ali Zardari that for further facilities in the prison of NAB. He also requested for medical facilities and an attendant.

The court was further informed by the NAB prosecutor that the evidence for arrest of Zardari would be presented, adding there were eight ground for this. The prosecutor also informed that, Asif Ali Zardari did money laundering through his frontman.

Asif Ali Zardari has been ordered by the court to be presented before the court on June 21.

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