KARACHI: The Sindh Excessive Courtroom on Tuesday rejected a request by Pakistan Peoples Occasion president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur to concern a keep order in opposition to a banking court docket’s resolution to permit the Nationwide Accountability Bureau to switch the faux financial institution accounts case to Rawalpindi.
A two-member bench comprising SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh and Justice Umar Sial heard a petition filed by Zardari and Faryal difficult the banking court docket’s ruling permitting NAB to switch the faux accounts case to an accountability court docket in Rawalpindi.
Zardari’s counsel, Farooq H Naek, maintained that the switch of the case contradicted a Supreme Courtroom verdict handed in January this yr.
NAB had “misinterpreted” the apex court docket’s resolution on the faux accounts case, Naek argued, stating that the highest court docket had not ordered that the case be transferred to Rawalpindi.
The NAB chairman submitted the switch request within the banking court docket after the Supreme Courtroom had wrapped up the faux accounts case, the previous president’s counsel advised the bench.
Turning down Zardari’s request to concern a keep order in opposition to the banking court docket’s ruling, the SHC bench issued notices to the NAB prosecutor and director normal of NAB Karachi workplace summoning a response from them inside every week. The court docket additional stated a choice on the matter shall be taken after listening to all events within the case.
The SHC bench dismissed Naek’s request to summon your entire report of the case, and adjourned the listening to until March 26.
The court docket additionally accredited a 10-day protecting bail of Zardari and Faryal Talpur.