KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) senior politician Faryal Talpur on Saturday submitted a surety bond of Rs2 million for bail in a money laundering case.
Faryal appeared before the joint investigation team of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) while her brother and former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari has failed to attend the hearing.
Seeking more time, Talpur requested for a new date to be fixed to appear before the investigation team.
On behalf of Talpur, her lawyer Muzzamil Qureshi appeared before FIA’s zonal directorate to request the agency to grant his client 15 more days to appear before the JIT.
He informed FIA that his client was busy in the banking court to obtain an interim bail.
Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur was summoned today to record their statements in fake accounts case.
The decision was taken during an eight-hour long meeting of the team, which was presided over by Dr Najaf Mira and attended by FIA directors from Punjab and Sindh among seven officials.
FIA had also decided to register two to three first information reports (FIRs) against the accused.—INP