Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Pakistan: NAB arrests Faryal Talpur in money laundering case

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The National Accountability bureau on Friday arrested Faryal Talpur from Islamabad in a case related to money laundering through alleged fake bank accounts.

Talpur’s arrest comes after her brother, former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, was arrested by the anti-graft body earlier this week.

NAB has arrested the two leaders after the Islamabad High Court rejected their bail plea in connection to a high-profile case of money laundering allegedly through fake banks accounts.

The NAB is investigating four cases where the former president and his sister are the prime accused.

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