Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur to be indicted on September 9 in money laundering reference

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur will be indicted on September 9th in money laundering reference.

Accountability court Judge Muhammad Azam Khan heard the mega-money laundering case against former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur.

The court has summoned Zardari, Talpur and Abdul Ghani Majeed of Omni Group to appear before the court for indictment hearing in September 9th.

During the hearing the court also approved Zardari and Talupur’s petitions seeking exemption from court appearance today.

The case has been adjourned till September 9th.

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It is to be noted that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a reference against Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur and Omni group for being involved in money laundering of up to billions of rupees via fake accounts.

The reference was filed in light of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report that was constituted by then Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, had accused Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur and Omni Group of money laundering via 11,500 fake bank accounts and 924 fake account holders.