Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah refutes JIT's allegations against Zardari

KARACHI (Dunya News) – Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday expressed his strong reservations on the report submitted by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) against former president Asif Ali Zardari during a hearing at the Supreme Court’s registry in Lahore in the fake bank accounts case pertaining to money laundering of billions of rupees.

Reportedly, he and Sindh Governor Imran Ismail paid rich tributes to Qaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and laid floral wreaths at his mausoleum in Karachi.

During his talk to the media, he termed findings of the report as ‘controversial’ and claimed that his party was not afraid of facing such trials in the court.

“Today, we revive our aspiration of paving a way for peace and prosperity of this nation,” he stated while condemning and grieving on the Rizvia firing incident.

Besides, he expressed satisfaction on peace and security situation in the country and termed it ‘improved’ as compare to previous years, and vowed to play a constructive role regarding country’s prosperity.

“Under Bilawal Bhutto’s leadership, we will serve the country and Sindh province in an effective manner,” he said further.

Meanwhile on the occasion, Imran Ismail termed December 25th as the day to reemphasize patriotism backed by the Qaid’s vision and acting accordingly.

“We will try for uplift of development of the country where youths will have better career opportunities and the green passport is respected by the world,” he remarked.

Importantly, the apex court has ordered the former president to submit a reply by December 31 and banned the sale, purchase and transfer of properties owned by three business groups including the Zardari Group, Bahria Town and Omni Group.