WORLD Former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari arrested by anti-corruption agency

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Former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari arrested by anti-corruption agency

CGTN

00:55, June 11, 2019

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Former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari was arrested by the country's top anti-corruption body on Monday in a case involving fake bank accounts, reported Reuters citing an official.

Zardari was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), according to the NAB spokesman Nawazish Ali, who did not provide details.

The former president is accused of operating fake bank accounts to transfer money out of Pakistan, according to local media.


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