Asif Zardari makes maiden appearance before FIA in money laundering probe

ISLAMABAD – Former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur turned up before the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for the first time on Monday to record their statement in the high-profile money laundering case.

The agency had issued fourth notice to the PPP bigwigs on Saturday, asking them to appear before it in a case pertaining to the transfer of Rs 35 billion through 29 fake accounts.

Zardari was accompanied by Sherry Rehman, Naveed Qamar, Aitzaz Ahsan, Khursheed Shah and his counsel Farooq H Naik as he appeared before the Islamabad bureau of the agency.

The PPP leaders were quizzed for 35 minutes by an FIA official, Najaf Mirza.

عدالت میں پیشی کے بعد آصف علی زرداری مسکرا کر صحافیوں کے سوالات دیتے رہے۔۔۔

Posted by Zubair Sajid Dhillon on Monday, August 27, 2018

The development comes a day before the Supreme Court is scheduled to resume hearing into the case

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