Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has issued arrest warrants of Faryal Talpur on late Thursday night.

According to media reports, the NAB Rawalpindi chapter constituted a special team to arrest the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leader after it received the arrest warrants approved by Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal.

Some officers of district administration and local police also reached Zardari House in Islamabad.

On June 10, Islamabad High Court (IHC) had rejected bail pleas of the former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in a mega-money laundering case.

A team of NAB reached Zardari House to arrest the PPP co-chairman as the arrest warrant of Faryal Talpur was not issued by the bureau as Zardari and Talpur were not present in the court at the time of announcement of the verdict.

Earlier, It is pertinent to mention here that both the PPP leaders’ interim bail was extended five times in the reference.