A banking court on Monday extended the interim bail of former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur till December 21 in connection with an ongoing money laundering case, a private TV channel reported. Zardari and Talpur appeared before the court as the interim bail granted to them earlier in the case ended on Monday. Onmi Group Chairman Anwar Majeed’s sons Nimr Majeed and Abdul Ghani Majeed also appeared before the court.As the hearing started, the investigation officer apprised the court regarding the progress made in the case while Zardari and Talpur’s counsel requested for an extension in the interim bail. The court accepted the request and extended their interim bail till December 21. Earlier during the hearing, Zardari briefly met Abdul Ghani Majeed. The former president’s guards surrounded the two and no one else was allowed close to them.Pakistan Stock Exchange former chairman Hussain Lawai, Onmi Group Chairman Anwar Majeed and his son Abdul Ghani Majeed are also suspects in the case revolving around alleged money laundering through fake bank accounts. Published in Daily Times, December 11th 2018.