No arrest warrants for Zardari, clarifies lawyer

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KARACHI: Asif Zardari’s lawyer, Farooq H Naek has refuted media reports that arrest warrants for the former president were issued in multi billion rupee money laundering.

According to Geo News, a banking court in Karachi on Friday issued arrest warrants for Pakistan Peoples’ Party co-chairman.

During hearing, the Federal Investigation Agency sough arrest warrants of PPP leader and 15 other co-accused in the case.

Anwar Majeed, a close aide of former president, was also produced in the court today where the FIA sought his physical remand, which the court granted till August 24.

The authorities on Wednesday had arrested Anwar Majeed, owner Omni Group, and his son from outside the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Majeed had appeared before the apex court in connection with fake bank accounts that were used for alleged money laundering along with his four sons.

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