Friday, 14 August, 2020
Former president gets bail on medical grounds

Former president gets bail on medical grounds
Former President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari: File Photo

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) granted bail to former president Asif Ali Zardari on medical grounds and directed the former president to submit two surety bonds of Rs10 million each in the two corruption references lodged against him.

A two-judge bench, comprising IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Amir Farooq granted bail to the former president in two corruption references pertaining to money laundering through fake bank accounts against him.

Zardari was arrested in June this year for his alleged involvement in money laundering of billions through fake accounts. Earlier, he was receiving medical treatment at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad and his MRI report was also shared with a section of media via spokesperson of PIMS. 

While comenting on the grant of bail to his father Bilawal Bhutto, Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party said that I want them to know that the poor people of the country prayed for Zardari’s release.

 

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