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Shehbaz slams NAB over arrest of ‘cooperating’ Zardari

Punjab govt seeks Shehbaz's Islamabad residence to be declared as sub-jail

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif lamented on Monday the difficulty of arrest warrant of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari, demanding that manufacturing order be issued for the previous president, who was taken into custody earlier within the day.

“Asif Ali Zardari cooperated with the NAB [National Accountability Bureau] and didn’t use any delaying tactic,” Shehbaz stated in his deal with within the National Assembly.

He stated that the anti-corruption watchdog ought to have appreciated Zardari’s conduct as an alternative of “issuing arrest warrant”.

The PPP chief was arrested quickly after the Islamabad High Court rejected his and sister Faryal Talpur’s bail plea within the pretend bank accounts case.

The PML-N president demanded Asad Qaiser to difficulty the manufacturing order for Zardari.

“On behalf on my get together and all opposition events, I’m requesting you [NA speaker] to difficulty manufacturing order for Asif Zardari for the sake of the sanctity of parliament,” Shehbaz stated.

He additionally requested for a issuing manufacturing order for former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique.

The decrease home witnessed scenes of chaos as opposition members chanted slogans towards the federal government when deputy speaker Qasim Suri gave the ground to Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid as an alternative of PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari.

Because the commotion confirmed no indicators of subsiding, Suri adjourned the proceedings till Tuesday, the day price range 2019/20 will probably be offered.

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