ISLAMABAD: An accountability courtroom in Islamabad on Friday prolonged bodily remand of former president Asif Ali Zardari for eleven days within the mega cash laundering case.
Accountability Choose Muhammad Arshad Malik introduced this verdict on a plea by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) demanding a 14-day extension within the former president’s remand.
He directed the corruption watchdog to supply the accused on the subsequent listening to on July 2.
A NAB workforce introduced Zardari earlier than the courtroom upon completion of his earlier 11-day bodily remand.
NAB prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar requested the choose at hand over the custody of the accused to the bureau for 14 days for interrogation in reference to its investigation into the case.
Advocate Sardar Latif Khosa, representing the PPP co-chairman, opposed the NAB plea.
On the earlier listening to, the courtroom had granted the NAB 11-day bodily remand of the previous president.
The accountability choose ordered that Zardari be introduced earlier than the courtroom once more on June 21 (in the present day). The PPP co-chairman was introduced within the courtroom a day after his arrest.
NAB demanded 14-day bodily remand of Zardari, which was opposed by his counsel Farooq H Naek.
The bureau had additionally positioned on file proof saying that there have been eight stable grounds for his arrest.
The bureau 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 June 10.
Later, the accountability bureau additionally took Faryal Talpur into its custody and declared her Islamabad residence a sub-jail to detain her on June 14.