ISLAMABAD (City News) – Accountability court on Tuesday has reserved verdict on Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senior leader Faryal Talpur’s petition seeking restoration of her bank accounts that will be announced on March 20.
During the hearing, the plaintiff’s lawyer Farooq H. Naek stated that freezing bank accounts before the approval of inquiry is against the law over which, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor assured that the accounts were seized as per designated rules.
The claimant’s counsel further requested the court to unfreeze bank accounts of Faryal Talpur.
Subsequently, the court has reserved the decision and adjourned the hearing.
On December 17, 2019, Islamabad High Court (IHC) had granted bail to PPP member of the provincial assembly of Sindh Faryal Talpur in fake bank accounts case over surety bond worth Rs10 million.
On December 11, 2019, IHC had granted bail to former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on medical grounds in the Park Lane Estate Company and the money laundering through fake bank accounts references filed against him by NAB