Former Pakistani President Arrested On Corruption Charges

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Published on June 10, 2019 - Duration: 00:43s

Former Pakistani President Arrested On Corruption Charges

CNN reports Pakistan's former President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested Monday on corruption charges after a court rejected his bail application.

Zardari was married to Benazir Bhutto, the first female Prime Minister of an Islamic nation, who was assassinated in 2007.

Five police officers arrested 63-year-old Zardari on charges related to suspicious transactions totaling 4.4 billion Pakistani rupees, or about 29 million US dollars.

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