NAB gives yet another blow to former President Asif Ali Zardari

NAB gives yet another blow to former President Asif Ali Zardari

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed Park Lane reference against former president Asif Ali Zardari in accountability court, on Friday.

Local news channel reported that the NAB has nominated 17 accused including Asif Ali Zardari in the case.

On March 20, the NAB Rawalpindi had handed over questionnaires comprising 54 questions each to Zardari and his son Bilawal in three cases including Park Lane Estate reference, and directed them to submit their response within 10 days.

The members of a joint investigation team (JIT) of the NAB had recorded their statements after 2 hours of interrogation at the bureau’s office in Rawalpindi concerning accusations over Park Lane Estate Company (Pvt) Ltd – a Karachi-based real estate firm co-owned by Zardari and Bilawal.

On April 13, Zardari had submitted his written response to the NAB Rawalpindi on 54 questions in connection with three cases against him, including Park Lane Estate, Pink Residency, and fake accounts and money laundering.

Zardari had acquired the company illegally through a front man, Iqbal Memon, in 1989. In 2009, Zardari and Bilawal became shareholders of the company.

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