Asif Zardari to file appeal against the ATC verdict

ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Zardari will file appeal against the ATC verdict in Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto assassination case. The decision was taken at a high level party meeting in Bilawal House Karachi today. Spokesperson senator Farhatullah Babar said that Zardari will file appeal as legal heir of the victim aggrieved by the verdict.

Zardari also signed vakalatnama in favour of his counsel Sardar Latif Khosa who will represent Zardari in the case. Those who attended the meeting included besides Asif Zardari, chairman Bilawal, Faryal Talpur, Khurshid Shah, Yousuf Raza Gillani, Qaim Ali Shah, Nayyer Bokhari, CM Murad Ali Shah, Latif Khosa, Farooq Naek, Aitzaz Ahsan, Rahman Malik, Sherry Rehman, Qamar Kaira. Salin Mandviwalla, Nisar Khuro, Ch Manzoor, Navid Qamar, Nisar Khuro, Moula Bakhsh Chandio and Farhatullah Babar.

The party today also decided that Chairman Bilalwal Bhutto Zardari will become an intervener in the Presidential Reference filed by the President Asif Ali Zardari in the Supreme Court to revisit the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto case. Advocate Senator Farooq Naek will represent Bilalwal Bhutto in pursuing the Presidential Reference on behalf of Bilawal Bhutto as intervener.