SC issues notice to federal Govt to bar Zardari from leaving Pakistan

The Supreme Court on yesterday barred President Asif Ali Zardari from leaving the country over the investigations to be held in the Abbottabad operation conducted by the America on May 2, 2011 to kill al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. The Supreme Court issued a notice to the federal Govt to bar President Asif Ali Zardari from leaving the country to allow him to be present for a court hearing on the Abbottabad Commission revelations.


The court has also constituted a two-judge bench under the supervision of Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali and the case’s hearing was slated for September 3. Meanwhile, Asif Ali Zardari will be completing his presidential period on September 8. The Abbottabad Commission report had earlier disclosed the incompetence of the Pakistan Govt to track the hide-out of bin Laden.

The American Navy SEALs team had done a two-hour operation to kill bin Laden on the land of Pakistan without the Govt knowing about it.

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