NAB court rejects Zardari’s acquittal pleas, orders to indict him in all three references

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NAB court rejects Zardari's acquittal pleas, orders to indict him in all three references
NAB court rejects Zardari's acquittal pleas, orders to indict him in all three references

ISLAMABAD (Khyber News) – Accountability court on Wednesday has rejected Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari’s plea seeking acquittal in mega money laundering, Park Lane and Thatta water supply references.

While announcing the reserved verdict, the court has directed to indict the PPP leader in all three references. The ex-president cannot be acquitted in fake bank accounts case, judge Azam Khan remarked.

Subsequently, all 28 accused including Asif Ali Zardari have been summoned on September 28.

Earlier, the court had reserved verdict on Asif Ali Zardari’s plea seeking acquittal in mega money laundering, Park Lane and Harish and Company references.

During the hearing, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had requested to dispose of Zardari’s acquittal petition and continue case proceedings against him.

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