By Aamir Latif
Information Minister Fawad
Zardari was elected as a member of the lower house -- the National Assembly -- from his hometown Nawabshah of southern Sindh province in the last general elections.
Khurram Sher Zaman, a PTI parliamentarian, told local broadcaster ARY News that the reference would be filed on Thursday.
The development came days after Zardari, who is also the co-chairman of center-left opposition, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), in a thinly-veiled reference accused the country’s powerful military of meddling in politics and bringing the PTI government in power.
He also claimed that a “conspiracy” was being hatched to have him arrested before
The former president is also facing
The PPP, for its part, rebutted the government allegations, terming them “baseless” and “devoid of truth.”
“Asif Zardari has declared all his assets before contesting the elections”, Qamar Zaman Kaira, a central PPP leader
“The government is just trying to divert the public attention from its failures through these gimmicks. We will not be cowed down by these attempts”, he added.
Zardari’s PPP, which has ruled the country four times since its inception in 1967, came third in the July elections securing 51 seats in