The sister of the co-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur has moved to the Sindh High Court on Monday to get bail in the money laundering case against her.
PPP’s former Federal Minister for Law and Justice, Mr. Farooq H. Naek has submitted plea petition in the Sindh High Court, stating his client (Faryal Talpur) has been declared as absconders by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). He urged the high court to take proper action against the FBR’s decision in this regard.
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) have accused Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur and their others associates of launder the some of Rs35 billion out from the country from the fake bank accounts, after which the names of the PPP’s leadership were placed on Exit Control List (ECL).
The close friend of Asif Ali Zardari, Hussain Lawai and his aides are also accused of opening as many as 29 fake accounts in the United Bank of Pakistan Limited (UBL) and Summit Bank.
As per the information by the FIA, at least 29 fake bank accounts were opened in the name of seven people including a woman.
The FIR said that Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur, and other accused got Rs15,000,000 and they were among the beneficiaries of the transaction trail of the fake bank accounts operated by the Omni Group, which were owned by Anwar Majeed, who is another close friend to the former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari.