NAB arrests Director SECP Zia Abbasi

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested Zia Abbasi, Director of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) in Asif Ali Zardari’s companies case.

Zia Abbasi is the brother of Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and DAG Kafeel Abbasi.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday arrested Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari from his residence in the federal capital hours after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) rejected an application seeking extension in the pre-arrest bails of Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in the fake accounts case.

The case pertains to suspicious transactions worth Rs4.4 billion allegedly carried out through a fictitious bank account.

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