Zardari arrested  in graft case

Zardari arrested  in graft case


The Pakistan anti-corruption has  arrested jailed former president Asif Ali Zardari in a corruption case.He is already in the custody of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a multi-million dollar money laundering case, along with his sister.According to the NAB, the two made transactions of Rs 150 million through alleged fake bank accounts.

The 63-year-old co-chairman of the Opposition Pakistan Peoples Party  and husband of the first woman prime minister Benazir Bhutto was this time arrested in the Park Lane case which is related to the alleged properties in London.Zardari became the co-chairman of PPP after the assassination of Mrs. Bhutto in 2007.

His arrest came after he withdrew his interim bail applications filed with the Islamabad High Court.Zardari said that he withdrew the plea as the NAB would come up with more fake cases if he was granted bail.Last week, he appeared in Parliament, for the first time after being arrested, and called for an end to his arrest, saying it would not make a difference rather create fear among the people.