Asif Zardari shows up before NAB team in Harish and Company case

02:43 PM | 16 May, 2019
Asif Zardari shows up before NAB team in Harish and Company case
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ISLAMABAD - Former president Asif Ali Zardari appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday regarding a probe into the Harish and Company case.

The appearance is part of an ongoing investigation by the accountability watchdog in the fake accounts and money laundering case.

According to the anti-graft body, Harish and Company had acquired a contract for water supply from the Special Initiative Department of Sindh but no work was done on the project.; NAB accuses that these funds were used to meet the expenses of Naudero House.

According to NAB officials, Harish and Company was the front company to Park Lane Estate which inflicted a loss of Rs60 million on the national exchequer, Geo News reported.

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Farooq H Naek, the lawyer for Asif Ali Zardari said his client had nothing to do with Harish and Company adding that even the reference did not include the name of the former president.

A day earlier, the Co-Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party was granted bail by the Islamabad High Court in six cases currently investigated by NAB.

The high court granted Zardari interim bail on Wednesday in the money laundering case until May 30 while the bail was approved until June 12 relating to an inquiry into Opal 225 property against surety bonds of Rs500,000.

The co-chairman of PPP also received an interim bail in the Park Lane probe until June 12.

Moreover, the IHC extended Zardari’s interim bail in the Tosha Khana vehicles inquiry until June 20 while in an investigation pertaining to suspicious transactions, Zardari’s interim bail was extended until May 21.

Meanwhile, the court adjourned the hearing until May 30 in a probe pertaining to M/s Harish and Company.