‘AC grants NAB 14-day physical remand of Faryal Talpur

Islamabad: An Accountability Court (AC) in Islamabad on Monday granted National Accountability Bureau (NAB) 14-day physical remand of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader, Faryal Talpur to investigate a corruption case.

Next hearing would be held on July 8.

During hearing, a NAB prosecutor told Court that Faryal Talpur had admitted that she transferred money to one Owais Muzaffar through accounts, which were allegedly fake.

PPP leader had told interrogators that she “did not know” that accounts were fake, he said.

NAB prosecutor said that Talpur had told them that Zardari Group supplied sugarcane.

The anti-corruption watchdog said that it had to question Talpur regarding statements of owners of land where sugarcane was being grown.

She was nominated in a fake accounts case that was being probed by NAB.

She was arrested by NAB on June 14 for alleged money laundering through fake accounts.

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