President Asif Ali Zardari has been acquitted in a suspicious transaction case of Rs 8 billion
ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Ali Zardari has filed a writ petition in a suspicious transaction case of Rs 8 billion.
Accountability court judge Asghar Ali heard the Rs 8 billion suspicious transaction case. Former President Asif Ali Zardari appeared. During the hearing, Asif Ali Zardari’s lawyer Farooq H Naik filed a plea for acquittal. Farooq H Naik said that a decision should be taken on the request of Barit first. The case does not arise after the NAB Amendment Ordinance. In this case, there is no charge of damaging the national treasury.
Farooq H Naik said that this case does not come under corruption and corrupt practice. There are no allegations of abuse of power or money laundering in this case. The court should issue notice to NAB and seek reply. Don’t bulldoze our case, do justice. 8 billion suspicious transaction case is a private deal, it does not fall under the jurisdiction of NAB.
The NAB prosecutor said that if the court orders, we will submit the reply. If the court gives notice, we will reply. Farooq H Naik, while seeking acquittal on the basis of the NAB Amendment Ordinance, said that only the cases of Asif Ali Zardari were pending after the ordinance. The judge said that you should sit in the court today and see how many cases are pending.