IHC extends stay against Zardari’s indictment in suspicious transaction case

IHC extends stay against Zardari's indictment in suspicious transaction case

ISLAMABAD, Nov 23 (APP): The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday extended the stay order against the indictment of former president Asif Ali Zardari in reference pertaining suspicious bank transaction of Rs8 billion.

A division bench comprising Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Aamer Farooq heard the appeal of Asif Ali Zardari against decision of accountability court dismissing his acquittal plea in above reference.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted its comments against the appeal of former president after this the court sought arguments from Zardari’s lawyer on December 14. Earlier, the accountability court had dismissed the petition of Asif Ali Zardari.

Meanwhile, AC-II adjourned hearing till December 13, on Ththa Water Supply reference connected with fake bank accounts scam. The hearing was adjourned without proceeding due to leave of AC-II Judge Muhammad Azam Khan.