The Accountability Court (AC) has indicted nine accused, including former President Asif Ali Zardari, in a Park Lane reference.
According to details, the hearing on Park Lane reference was held in the accountability court. Accountability court judge Azam Khan conducted the hearing through video link. All the accused were present before the indictment. Asif Zardari appeared in the court through video link.
Former President Asif Ali Zardari said, “Hear me too. My lawyer Farooq H Naik is in the Supreme Court.” Former President Asif Ali Zardari pleaded through a video link that he could not charge me in the absence of my lawyer.
The court said that we will ask you about the two allegations. Asif Zardari said that but my lawyer will answer, I have been facing cases for 30 years.
The court said, “Did you commit fraud by obtaining an illegal loan of 1.5 billion rupees through the front company Parthenon?
In response Asif Zardari said
“I refused all allegations against me and you can come to Karachi and watched that building also.”
It should be noted that the court indicted former president Asif Ali Zardari and other accused through video link. The former president and other accused pleaded not guilty.