JIT indicts Zardari and two others in money laundering case

Lahore: After Joint Investigation Team (JIT) indicted him in a suo moto case pertaining to money laundering of billions of rupees through fake accounts, Pakistan’s highest court on Monday issued a notice to former president Asif Ali Zardari.

The Court has directed Zardari, the co-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) to submit a reply by December 31.

The case was heard by a three-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan. The apex court’s registry in Lahore also froze assets of Omni Group while imposing a ban on the sale and purchase of Zardari and Omni groups’ properties.