fbpx
Thursday, June 20, 2024
spot_img

    Asif Ali Zardari gets reprieve under NAB amendments

    ISLAMABAD – An Islamabad accountability court on Thursday sent back the Thattha water supply & fake accounts references to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) citing a lack of jurisdiction.

    During the hearing, Asif Ali Zardari’s counsel ‘Farooq Naek’ appeared before the court & said that in the references the NAB(National Accountability Bureau) levelled an allegation that “Asif Ali Zardari” owed Rs30 mm through fake accounts while they had not provided any concrete evidence to back the accusations. He contended that under the new National Accountability Bureau amendments, the reference did not come under the jurisdiction of court. “The court must give a verdict according to the law,” he appealed to the judge.

    After hearing arguments, administrative judge “Rana Nasir Javed” ruled that the case should be referred to the relevant forum & sent back references to the accountability watchdog.

    Related Articles

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Latest Articles

    Recommended
    ISLAMABAD – Renowned lawyer "Mansoor Usman Awan" on Thursday recused…
    Translate »