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Fake accounts case: IHC to hear Zardari’s pre-arrest bail plea today

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) will hear a pre-arrest bail plea’s of former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in the fake bank accounts case today (Thursday).

The two-member bench of IHC will take up the plea’s of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur seeking pre-arrest bail after the fake accounts case was transferred from Karachi to an accountability court in Rawalpindi.

Strict security measures were put in place outside the IHC in this regard. Around 1500 police official and 200 Rangers personnel have been deployed outside the IHC building.

On Wednesday, Zardari submitted a petition in the IHC for bail plea stating that NAB had already summoned him thrice and he feared arrest in unknown number of inquiries being initiated against him.

It must be noted that Zardari, and his sister Faryal Talpur, are among the 172 individuals being investigated by NAB for their alleged role in the scandal.