Islamabad: According to sources, Interior Ministry removed names of Asif Zardari and Faryal Talpur from the Exit Control List (ECL).
Sources confirmed that Asif Zardari and Faryal Talpur are no more on ECL. However, it is believed that names of both PPP leaders were removed on interior secretary’s directives. A few days back, the interior secretary prepared summary ordering Asif Zardari and Faryal Talpur names to be removed from the ECL.
Earlier, Supreme Court denied that it given orders to put names of Asif Zardari and Faryal Talpur on ECL. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar said that he did not give orders to place Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur on ECL.
CJP Saqib Nisar said that names of Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur weren’t included in ECL on his orders. However, names of both PPP leaders were placed on ECL after founding alleged links with fake accounts in different banks.
CJP Saqib Nisar also earlier stopped FIA from summoning both PPP leaders till Pakistan Election 2018. He said that now no one can make excuses that elections were rigged. He further added that before General Election 2018, all suspects except Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur should be investigated.