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Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari arrested


Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari (centre) leaves the High Court building in Islamabad on June 10, 2019. | Photo Credit: AP

Former President and Co-Chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on Monday at his residence in Islamabad by a team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for his alleged involvement in a fake bank accounts scam.

Earlier in the day, his plea for bail extension was rejected by the Islamabad High Court. According to sources, the legal team of Mr. Zardari, who is also a Member of the National Assembly (MNA), will appeal ...


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