NAB challenges Asif Zardari's acquittal

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau on Saturday challenged the Accountability Court’s choice which acquitted Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Asif Ali Zardari in belongings reference.

According to Geo News, the anti-corruption company has moved an software within the Lahore High Court (LHC) towards the verdict during which it maintained that a dangerous instance has been set by acquitting Asif Zardari.

The NAB stated it has 22,000 testified documentary proofs towards the PPP chief however the Accountability Court didn’t permit it to supply them as in keeping with the draft of NAB’s attraction.

The NAB stated it has forged proof towards Asif Zardari. It stated the courtroom additionally disregarded essential witnesses within the case.

Geo TV reported that the NAB has arrange a staff to plead its case sooner than the Rawalpindi Bench of the High Court.

NAB’s particular prosecutor General Imran Shafiq would spearhead the workforce.

The Accountability Court remaining month acquitted PPP Co-Chairman in what used to be the general corruption reference pending towards him. The courtroom acquitted former president because the NAB did not deliver any concrete proof or witness towards Zardari.

In the reference, Zardari and his spouse, past due former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, were accused of obtaining belongings thru unlawful way.

The case used to be in line with a reference filed by NAB in 2001 throughout former president Pervez Musharraf’s generation, for allegedly obtaining belongings thru unlawful approach in Pakistan and in another country.

The plea for Zardari’s acquittal, submitted by his suggest and PPP chief Farooq H Naek, used to be approved by Justice Khalid Mehmood Ranjha, who dominated that the reference lacked a criminal foundation.

The courtroom famous that the NAB reference used to be now not maintainable because the proof submitted by the graft watchdog used to be within the type of photostat copies handiest, which held no felony worth.

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