The accountability court on Monday extended the Faryal Talpur’s physical remand, until 8 July in the involvement of the Fake Bank Accounts case with his brother and Former President Asif Ali Zardari.
Her arrest on the money laundering through fake bank accounts case was made on June 14. After being interrogated, she said that she didn’t know that those bank accounts were fake.
After the 9 day conclusion of her physical remand, her report was concluded by a National Accountability Bureau NAB team, and presented before the Accountability Judge, Muhammad Arshad Malik.
The NAB prosecutor requested for an extension in the PPP’s leader remand for further questioning, which was opposed by Farooq H Naek and Sardar Latif Khosa, currently her lawyers.
Physical remand being extended for 14 days, the court advised the Bureau to appear before the court on the next hearing on 8th of July.
Over the hearing round, the PPP leader, Faryal Talpur came to the rostrum and said that she has been a patient of Diabetes and High Blood Pressure.
However, the kind Judge asked her to take a seat and examined her medical reports for authorization and realism of the reports.
The investigation officer on the case inquired her about the sugarcane supply. On the account of the sugarcane, Talpur told the NAB that the Zardari group has supplied sugarcane. The anti-corruption questioned the PPP leader regarding the statements of the owners of the land, where the group had grown sugarcane.
In the earlier proceedings of the case, NAB was informed that the Omni group had made the transfer of payments and supplied them with the sugarcane, but in the recent investigations, she informed that she had no idea about which Sugar mills transferred them the payments.
Th anti-corruption team stated that they need to examine the records before validating her statement.
Latif Khosa, said in the proceedings that her share in the Zardari group was merely one percent, and the other lawyer Farooq added that her inclusion in the Park Lane corruption was mixing everything from NAB.
They also questioned the authorities of NAB, saying that why Aleema Khan is not being investigated who, also is involved in the case of pertaining assets beyond known means.
He also, opposed the plea for the extension of Faryal Talpur’s Physical Remand.
In the Provincial Assembly of Sindh, members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf filed a petition in the Election Commission of Pakistan, Karachi, for the disqualification of Faryal Talpur as a Provincial Assembly member.