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NRO case: SC summons details of Musharraf, Zardari’s foreign assets

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday has summoned details of former presidents Pervez Musharraf and Asif Ali Zaradri’s foreign assets in National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case.

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar conducted hearing against those who took benefit from NRO.

During the proceedings, the court has also directed former Attorney General Malik Qayyum to submit his assets and offshore companies’ details. CJP observed that SC should be taken into confidence regarding the ownership of foreign bank accounts.

Meanwhile, Musharraf’s lawyer Akhtar Shah asked to give two-week extension so that he can file his reply.

The court has adjourned hearing of the case till August 7.

Earlier, Zardari had submitted his response in NRO case, saying he had no role in the formation of controversial law.

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