Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur declared absconders

Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur declared absconders

KARACHI – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur have been declared absconders in money laundering case by a session court in Karachi.

As per details garnered, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) submitted challan in session court in money laundering case against Summit Bank vice chairman Hussain Lawai and 20 others today.

The session court also declared Anwar Majid, his son and 18 other absconders in the same case.

Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur and their associates are accused of sending Rs35 billion abroad through fake accounts after which, their names were placed on Exit Control List (ECL).

Lawai and his associates are accused of opening 29 fake accounts in the Summit Bank and United Bank of Pakistan Limited.

According to the FIA, 29 accounts were opened in the name of seven people, including a woman.