Money Laundering Case: Accountability court defers indictment of Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur

An Accountability court on Tuesday, deferred the indictment of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman and ex-president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in Money Laundering case.

Accountability court Judge Azam Khan head the Mega Money Laundering Case against Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur and Omni Group’s Anwar Majeed and Hussain Lawai, who have been accused by National Accountability Bureau (NAB), of using fake accounts for money laundering worth up to billions of rupees.

During the hearing, the court remarked that the suspects can’t be indicted till the plea bargain of Zain Malik has been concluded.

The court then announced its decision to postpone the indictment and adjourned the case till July 24.

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It is to be noted 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.

Prior to this, on Monday, accountability court postponed indictment of former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari in Park Lane case and adjourned the hearing till July 14.