Reference against Zardari, Talpur adjourned till Mar 17

ISLAMABAD:An Accountability Court (AC) on Friday adjourned the hearing till March 17, on mega money laundering reference against Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur.

AC-II Judge Muhammad Azam Khan heard the reference, with regard to fake accounts scam, filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

The court also granted one-day exemption from hearing to Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur on their lawyers’ request.

The hearing was adjourned till next date without proceeding due to lawyers’ strike.

Meanwhile, the same court granted time to NAB to file supplementary reference till March 30, against former president Sindh Bank Bilal Sheikh and others pertaining to grant of loan to Omni Group.