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AC Rejects Zardari’s Acquittal Plea in Suspicious Transactions Case

ISLAMABAD: An Islamabad accountability court on Thursday rejected the plea filed by the former president Asif Ali Zardari seeking his acquittal in the Rs8.3 billion suspicious transaction case.

The verdict on Zardari’s plea was reserved earlier in the day by the court.

The PPP co-chairman had moved the acquittal plea on the basis of the recent amendments made to the country’s accountability law.

Earlier, Zardari turned up before the court along with his lawyer as it resumed hearing. The counsel stated before the court that his client cannot be indicted in the case after the promulgation of the NAB ordinance