Bilawal Bhutto to appear before NAB on Wednesday

Bilawal Bhutto to appear before NAB on Wednesday

Islamabad (Staff Report): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday.

The anti-graft body has summoned Bilawal in connection with the Park Lane Estate case.

According to sources, Bilawal will appear before the NAB accompanied by his lawyers and party leaders.

According to NAB investigators, Park Lane Estates (Pvt) Ltd owned by former president Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and few others, purchased almost 2,500 kanals of land near Sangjani in March 2009 from Faisal Sakhi Butt.

Faisal Butt is stated as a close aide to PPP Co-chairman Zardari and used to run Islamabad affairs during PPP’s last regime. Butt had purchased the said land from a Pakistani American Muhammad Nasir Khan living in Houston, United States for merely Rs62 million in 1995.

Nasir Khan was the original purchaser of the land in 1994 and was declared to be the front man of Zardari in the Ehtesab Bureau reference filed against Zardari in 1997.