KARACHI, Pakistan: Former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday said that nothing could be said in a country where the country’s top judge conducts raids in hospitals.
The former president said, “What can we say in a country where the chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) conducts raids?”
“I just know that are thousands of cases pending before the Supreme Court (SC) which should also be pursued,” he added.
The PPP co-chairman was speaking outside a banking court where had submitted bail bonds worth Rs2 million.
Responding to a question pertaining to whether he would prefer travelling in a helicopter, Zardari said, “Let’s see when I get it.”
“I’m hearing that it costs Rs50-55 to travel in one,” he added.
Commenting on the situation developing around the presidential election, Zardari said, “Maybe Maulana Fazlur Rehman will withdraw from the contest.”
Earlier on Saturday, three alcohol bottles, cigarettes and drugs had been found in the hospital room of Sindh former information minister and PPP leader Sharjeel Inam Memon during a surprise visit by CJP Mian Saqib Nisar following which the PPP leader was shifted back to the Karachi Central Jail.
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Upon his return to the SC Karachi Registry, the CJP had remarked, “I found three bottles of alcohol from Memon’s room.”
Memon’s blood samples had also been taken.