ISLAMABAD: An accountability court docket on Friday ordered the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) to provide former president Asif Ali Zardari in a case pertaining to laundering of billions of rupees by pretend financial institution accounts.
Accountability Choose Arshad Malik, who resumed listening to into the mega cash laundering case, took notice of the absence of the PPP chairman in as we speak’s listening to and directed the bureau to provide him.
The NAB is prone to current Zardari within the court docket in brief some time.
Earlier on Wednesday, the court docket had handed over the previous president to NAB on bodily remand till June 21 for questioning in reference to its investigation into the pretend financial institution accounts case.
A NAB group offered the PPP co-chairman earlier than the court docket amid tight safety to hunt his bodily remand.
NAB prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar requested the accountability decide to grant 14-day bodily remand of the accused saying his custody is required in reference to investigation into the case.
Zardari’s lawyer, nonetheless, opposed the bureau’s plea.
The bureau had arrested the PPP co-chairman from his Islamabad residence after the Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) turned down his and his sister Faryal Talpur’s plea for extension of their interim bail within the case on Monday.