FIA summons Zardari, Faryal Talpur in fake accounts’ case
Islamabad (TP) The Federal Investigation Agency has summoned Pakistan People’s Party Co-chairman Asif Zardari and his sibling Faryal Talpur for Wednesday (today) in connection with fake bank accounts through which billions of rupees were allegedly laundered abroad.
Earlier on Monday, the FIA had informed the Supreme Court that seven individuals including Zardari and Talpur used fake bank accounts to siphon off over Rs27 billion rupees out of the country.
The Supreme Court had also ordered to put the names of all the individuals including Zardari and Talpur on the exit control list until the case was adjudicated.
Meanwhile, the FIA has formed a Joint Investigation Team led by FIA Sindh chief Munir Shaikh to probe the scam.
Sources said that Zardari has started consulting his legal team including Farooq Naek, Aitzaz Ahsan and others to weigh in on the option to deal with the situation.