Thursday September 23, 2021

AC issues arrest warrants for Zardari’s aide Mushtaq

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court (AC) Judge Syed Asghar Ali issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former president Asif Ali Zardari's aide Mushtaq Ahmed over continuous disappearance from the hearings.

The warrants were issued in a case pertaining to suspected transaction worth Rs8.3 billion.

The same court also granted one-day exemption from hearing to Zardari in this case and adjourned it till August 5.

Meanwhile Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday filed a plea in Islamabad High Court (IHC), seeking exemption from hearing in his pre-arrest bail petition pertaining to his New York City property investigation.

With his petition Zardari has also attached his medical reports and adopted the stance that he was suffering from various diseases since June 21, this year and could not travel as his doctors had advised him to avoid travelling. He prayed the court to grant him exemption from hearing in his interim bail case.