ISLAMABAD: Co-Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and former president Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday by expressing his anger said that if you brought an 80 years old banker in the court with handcuffs how will the economy survive.
As per details, Asif Zardari appeared before the Accountability Court in the hearing of a case pertaining to the fake bank accounts. Renowned banker Hussain Lawai was also produced before the court in the same case and was handcuffed.
Reacting to Lawai’s production in handcuffs he said that how an economy can survive if an 80 years old banker will be brought to court in handcuffs.
“An accused should not be treated like that unless he has been proved guilty,” said Zardari.
“If an 80 years old banker will be treated like that how will this economy sustain,” he added.
In response to a question over Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), he said that he is a public servant and should refrain from making such interviews.
“The PPP will take legal action on the interview by the Chairman of the anti-graft body,” he concluded.