Zardari appears before banking court in fake accounts case
KARACHI (City News) – Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday has appeared before banking court in a case pertaining to money laundering through fake bank accounts.
Former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur both reached the court for hearing, however, Faryal left after marking her attendance.
Earlier, a session court in Karachi had declared Asif Ali Zardari and FaryalTalpur absconders in the case, while, main accused Omni Group Chairman Anwar Majeed along with his son Abdul Ghani were arrested from Supreme Court (SC).
Asif Ali Zardari, his sister FaryalTalpur and their associates are accused of sending Rs.35 billion abroad through fake accounts after which, their names were placed on Exit Control List (ECL).
FIA had prepared a report, revealing that more than 10 political personalities were allegedly involved in fictitious transactions worth Rs.35 billion.