Banking court adjourns money laundering case till Dec 10

Money Laundering case: Zardari, Talpur's judicial remand extended till Sept 19

KARACHI: Former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur on Tuesday appeared before banking court in Karachi in money laundering case.
According to details, former Pakistan Stock Exchange Chairman Hussain Lawai, Omni Group Chief Anwar Majeed and his son Nimr Majeed were also present in the court.
However, the hearing has been adjourned till December 10 without any proceeding.
Earlier, a session court in Karachi had declared former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur absconders in the case while main accused Omni Group Chairman Anwar Majeed along with his son Abdul Ghani were arrested from Supreme Court (SC).
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had prepared a report, revealing that more than 10 political personalities were allegedly involved in fictitious transactions worth Rs.35 billion.
The agency accused Asif Ali Zardari, Talpur and their associates of sending the money abroad through fake accounts after which, their names were placed on Exit Control List (ECL).


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