NY apartment case: IHC to hear bail plea of Asif Ali Zardari today

The Nation  |  Sep 21, 2021

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) will hear the bail plea of former president Asif Ali Zardari in the New York apartment case today.

According to the details, Chief Justice (CJ) of IHC Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Aamer Farooq will hear the bail plea.

Earlier, Asif Ali Zardari has submitted a miscellaneous petition for his exemption of physical appearance in the hearing. In its plea, he stated that he was currently receiving treatment at Sheikh Zayed Hospital and suffering from respiratory problems.

On behalf of Asif Ali Zardari, his counsel Farooq H Naek will represent him in the upcoming hearing, whereas, deputy prosecutor general will appear in the hearing from the side of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

It is pertinent to mention here that Asif Ali Zardari had gotten interim bail in the New York apartment case that will be expiring on September 21.

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