Court to indict Zardari in Toshakhana case on Sep 9

Court to indict Zardari in Toshakhana case on Sep 9

Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): An accountability court will frame charges against PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari in the Toshakhana case on September 9.


Zardari appeared before the accountability court today (Monday) to attend a hearing in the reference.

During the hearing, the court rejected former president’s bail plea and decided to indict him and other accused in the Toshakhana case on September 9.

Adjourning the hearing, the court asked the accused to appear in person at the next hearing.

A heavy contingent of security forces had blocked the routes leading to the court premises.

Senior Pakistan Peoples Party members including Qamar Zaman Kaira and former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf were also barred by law enforcement from entering accountability court premises.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the party leadership had advised workers not to attend his hearing.