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Zardari, Faryal Seek Time Until After Polls To Appear Before FIA

Former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur has sought time to appear before the federal investigation agency in connection with an inquiry into a multi-billion money laundering scam.

They were asked to appear before the FIA's State Bank circle to record their statement today, but they decided not to show up after being advised so by a team of lawyers.

Two junior associates of senior lawyer Farooq H Naik submitted a statement on behalf of Zardari and Faryal Talpur.

The politicians sought time until after general election to appear in person to record their statements.