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Zardari strikes SC to ‘restrain’ FIA from probing cash laundering case | Pakistan

Former President Asif Ali Zardari 

ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Friday filed a petition within the Supreme Court docket as soon as once more and requested it to restrain the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) from probing the faux accounts and mega cash laundering case.

In his newest petition, submitted by Advocate Latif Khosa, the previous president urged the highest courtroom to “restrain the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) and joint investigation staff (JIT)” from probing the case.

The petition upheld {that a} evaluation petition has already been filed towards the Supreme Court docket’s January 7 order.

In response to the petition, the Supreme Court docket verdict that was handed final month, had directed the JIT fashioned to probe the case to help the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB). The JIT is, nonetheless, nonetheless finishing up a “parallel inquiry”, it acknowledged.

The plea added that the JIT had summoned Zardari’s authorized adviser, Abu Bakr Zardari, and questioned him relating to particular financial institution accounts. A parallel investigation is being carried out by NAB on one facet and the FIA on the opposite, the petition continued.

“It’s unlawful for 2 establishments to analyze one case,” the attraction additional mentioned.


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