Zardari’s cases pending because of presidential immunity: Bukhari


National Accountability Bureau Chairman Admiral (r) Fasih Bukhari has said that cases against President Asif Ali Zardari were pending in the accountability courts due to immunity to his office. Addressing a press conference here Friday, Fasih Bokhari said the co-accused of the cases against the president has been acquitted, he added. It is not possible to readily eradicate corruption but it can be controlled, he said. He said country was sinking due to corruption and the NAB want to get hold of big fish.
He said investigations against former Attorney General Malik Qayyum were in progress and if he did not appear before the NAB court by 30th April, Red Warrants would e issued against him. Fasih Bokhari claimed that he has devised a method to eradicate corruption from Pakistan. However, he didn’t elaborate. He said that small cases were being referred to police, FIA and other agencies while the major corruption cases would be probed by the NAB.


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