NAB asks Asif Ali Zardari to file reply in New York apartment case

ISLAMABAD: The Nationwide Duty Bureau (NAB) has requested PPP co-chairman and previous president Asif Ali Zardari to report an in depth answer in a New York rental case.

The corruption watchdog wrote a letter to the PPP chief, asking him to offer detailed solutions to a questionnaire given to him at the side of supporting paperwork regarding the rental in New York.

The letter stated he has till July 16 to agree to the bureau’s directives.

On July 7, the Islamabad Prime Court docket (IHC) granted pre-arrest bail to Zardari within the rental case.


An Islamabad Prime Court docket (IHC) bench authorized Asif Ali Zardari’s bail till July 28 matter to submission of surety bonds value Rs500,000. The courtroom issued a understand to the Nationwide Duty Bureau (NAB) to report its respond to his bail plea on subsequent listening to.

He moved the bail petition within the Islamabad Prime Court docket after the bureau served him a understand at the side of a questionnaire to offer details about his Belair rental.

“This understand hinges across the assets on the Belaire, 524 East 72nd Boulevard, 37F, New york, New York, United States,” learn the awareness. It stated an preliminary inquiry printed that former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari owns the rental, alternatively, “this assets does no longer work out within the disclosures made by way of you in Pakistan”.

“Additionally, there seems no lawful remittances by way of you from Pakistan for the purchase of the stated assets as neatly. In view thereof, you might be asked to offer detailed solutions to the enclosed questionnaire at the side of supporting knowledge/paperwork regarding the matter Condominium in New York Town, United States,” the awareness stated.

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