Accountability court indicts Zardari in two references
ISLAMABAD: An accountability court here on Monday indicted former president Asif Ali Zardari and others in Park Lane and Thatta water supply scheme references.The accused persons, however, pleaded not guilty.
Both the references are offshoots of the fake bank accounts case. Mr Zardari has so far been indicted in four references related to the fake accounts case. He was earlier indicted in Toshakhana and mega money laundering references.
After the accused denied the charges read out against them, accountability court judge Mohammad Azam Khan summoned evidence from the prosecutor of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
The court issued notices to prosecution witnesses Nabeel Zahoor, Ahsan Aslam and Abdul Kabir for Oct 20 in the Park Lane case and Imran Mehmood, Ali Raza and Tariq Munir for Oct 21 in the Thatta water supply reference.
The court indicted Mr Zardari and 18 others in the Park Lane reference and 15 accused in the Thatta water supply case, including the former president.