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Banking Court Extends Faryal Talpur’s Bail Before Arrest

Karachi (August 16, 2018): Karachi’s Banking Court on Thursday extended PPP’s Faryal Talpur bail before arrest till September 04 in money laundering case.

Faryal Talpur appeared before the banking court in the money laundering case today.

Hearing on the bail plea of Hussain Lawai and Talha Raza was adjourned by the court due to unavailability of their counsel today.

Earlier on July 27, Banking Court granted bail before arrest to PPPs’ Faryal Talpur in Money Laundering case till August 16 (today).

The court granted her bail against security bonds of Rs. 20lacs.

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It may be recalled that Faryal Talpur and her brother PPP’s Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari have been named in the money laundering case by FIA.

Earlier on July 23, Sindh High Court’s Circuit Bench accepted Faryal Talpur’s six-day pre-arrest protective bail petition in a money-laundering probe against her and brother Asif Ali Zardari.

A two-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar had taken suo motu notice into the FIA’s probe of a Rs35 billion money-laundering scam.

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Justices Irshad Shah and Rasheed Soomro approved Talpur’s pre-arrest bail petition. The latter had pleaded that FIA’s cases were politically motivated and the purpose of arresting her was to prevent Talpur from contesting polls.

The Federal Investigation Agency on July 21 declared the former president and his sister absconders in the money laundering case, which also nominates others including Zardari’s close aide and Pakistan Stock Exchange Chairman Hussain Lawai.

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The FIA also declared 20 people including Anwar Majeed and his son absconder in the money laundering case.

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