Islamabad: In the Park Lane reference, two former presidents of the National Bank have turn into pardoned witnesses towards Asif Zardari.
Islamabad Accountability Court Judge Azam Khan heard the Park Lane reference on the request of PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari relating to the jurisdiction of the courtroom.
Former President National Bank Syed Ali Raza Zardari and Syed Qamar Hussain turned pardoned witnesses of NAB whereas NAB pardoned each pledges of witnesses to testify in accordance with the regulation.
The NAB prosecutor informed the courtroom that the NAB has ready 61 witnesses within the Park Lane reference towards Asif Ali Zardari. Park Lane and Parthenon had been Zardari's entrance corporations. SECP officers can even testify, National Bank mentioned. All the officers of the credit score committee are additionally among the many witnesses towards Asif Ali Zardari. The NAB has the file statements of all 61 witnesses below part 161 of the Criminal Code. All the witnesses can even be produced in courtroom after the indictment.
The NAB prosecutor mentioned that 9 officers of the NAB Rawalpindi investigation group who collected proof had been additionally included within the checklist of witnesses. The testimony of the pc operator of the alleged entrance firm Parthenon can also be a part of the proof.
Syed Ali Raza was the chairman of the National Bank when the mortgage was issued to Parthenon, the alleged entrance firm of Park Lane. Qamar Hussain, the top of the mortgage issuing committee, later turned the chairman of the National Bank. Raza has been made a pardoned witness at his personal request.
The NAB has mentioned in its investigation report that Asif Zardari informed the financial institution officers that his messages can be conveyed to Anwar Majeed and Abdul Ghani Majeed. Under the stress of Asif Zardari, the mortgage quantities had been launched which went into pretend accounts.
The report states that the entrance corporations Park Lane and Parthenon had been run by Younis Qadwai because the entrance man. Seals of faux accounts are additionally included within the proof.
Syed Ali Raza has said in his assertion that Asif Ali Zardari had met Anwar Majeed and Abdul Ghani Majeed because the President of Pakistan with the financial institution officers.