(Khuda Ki Basti):Former President Asif Ali Zardari has filed a writ petition under the new NAB Amendment Ordinance in a suspicious transaction case. Whether the petition is admissible or not, the accountability court has reserved its decision.
Asif Ali Zardari appeared in the accountability court in Islamabad. Former President Asif Ali Zardari filed the petition today.
Former President’s lawyer Farooq H Naik said that we have filed a petition for acquittal, first it should be decided. There is no charge of damaging the national exchequer in the case.
The NAB prosecutor said that if the court orders, we will submit the reply. Judge Asghar Ali said that first give arguments as to whether the petition is admissible or not. The court, after hearing arguments from both the parties, reserved its verdict which will be announced soon.
Talking to the media outside the court, Asif Zardari said that the PPP has maintained from day one that they are incompetent.
The journalist asked how long the accountability process would last. The PPP co-chairman replied that the accountability process would continue until the economy came down further.
The government has brought the NAB Ordinance in its defense. The government’s NAB Ordinance has already been challenged in the Supreme Court.