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Court issues arrest warrants against 3 accused in fake accounts case.

ISLAMABAD -- An Accountability Court (AC) Tuesday issued arrested warrants of three accused on non-appearance in mega money laundering and fake accounts case against former president Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and others.

However, the court also served notices to Sindh Chief Secretary to ensure production of five other accused who were currently in Karachi jail.

Asif Zardari and Faryal Talpur appeared before the trial court amid foolproof security arrangements around judicial complex Islamabad.

During the course of hearing, the court expressed annoyance over not production of five accused those were currently in Karachi jail.

National Accountability Bureau's Prosecutor General Sardar Muzafar Abbasi prayed the court to issue directives to the authorities concerned for production of those accused persons on the next hearing.

At this, notices were issued to Sindh government.

The court issued bailable arrest warrants of two accused Azam Wazir Khan and Mohammad Nasir on non appearance as both were residing abroad and also sought their travel history.

However, non bailable arrest warrants were issued against the third accused Adnan Javed due to his absence.

On query of the judge, Abbasi informed the court that two women accused Noreen Sultan and Kiran Aman had submitted applications to NAB chairman to become approvers and decisions on them was still in pending.

During hearing, the court directed the two other accused Shehzad Ali and Zain Malik to submit surety bonds worth Rs20 million to ensure their attendances.

The court granted time to NAB till April 29, for preparation of paper books and adjourned the case.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Apr 17, 2019
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