Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur put on ECL, summoned in Supreme Court

Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur put on ECL, summoned in Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD – Supreme Court on Monday ordered to place the names of former president and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and others in the Exit Control List (ECL).

The written order came as Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took notice of the slow pace of inquiry into a fake bank accounts case.

The top court also summoned the PPP co-chairman, his sister and others on July 12. Supreme Court also summoned the seven fake bank account holders and 13 beneficiaries on July 12.

The top court also directed the Sindh inspector general of police to ensure that all persons that have been summoned appear before the court.

Asif Zardari , Faryal Talpur, Tariq Sultan, Erum Aqeel, Muhammad Ashraf and Muhammad Iqbal Arain are among those who have been issued notices to appear before the top court on the given date.

On Sunday, Supreme Court had barred the former president and his sister from travelling abroad in the wake of the recent revelations in a fake bank accounts case.

The development comes few days after the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) detained Central Depository Company (CDC) chairman and Summit Bank vice chairman Hussain Lawai, a close aide of the former president.

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