Zardari, Talpur’s interim bail pleas dismissed in fake accounts case

ISLAMABAD, June 10 (APP):Islamabad High Court (IHC) Monday dismissed an application seeking extension in interim bail of former president and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in mega money laundering and fake accounts references.

A divisional bench comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhter Kiyani announced the short order after hearing arguments from NAB prosecutor and Zardari’s counsel at length.

During hearing, NAB Additional Prosecutor General Jahanzeb Bharwana pleaded that it was a matter related to the transaction of Rs4.5 billions. The NAB was fully authorized to arrest any accused for investigation purpose under in light of the Supreme Court orders.