Details of Benazir’s 1.5 billion dollars assets on webNovember 14th, 2007 - 2:27 am ICT by admin
A source claimed that the detail of the assets is the same as reflected in the record of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). However, the original author of the e-mail has preferred anonymity.
Interestingly, a top government official shared these details with some members of the media.
The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and its top leadership has been consistently denying that Benazir and her spouse Asif Ali Zardari own assets worth 1.5 billion dollars.
The PPP has always insisted that the corruption cases were politically motivated. However, the NAB and its predecessor Ehtesab Bureau have been quoting the figure of 1.5 billion dollars as the looted money, The News reported.
According to the details contained in the lately circulated e-mail, the foreign assets of Benazir are: Properties in the UK include Rockwood Estate, Haslemere Road, Brooke, Surrey, Flat 6,11, Queens Gate Terrace London SW7; 26 Palace Mansion, Hammussmilch Road, London W14; 27 Pont Street London SW1; 20, Wilton Crescent, London SW1.
France properties include La Manoir Della La Reine Branch Mormon Ville, Hameau, (Near Forges); France 76780,5 Acre +2 attached properties (4.8 million French Francs in 1990); Property in Cannes France.
The USA properties include Stud Farm in Texas; Wellington Club East, West Palm Beach, Escue Farm, 13524, India Mound, West Palm Beach, Florida 41-7 Acres; 3220 Santa Barba Drive Wellington, Florida; 13254, Polo Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida; 3000, North Ocean Drive, Singer Islands, Florida; 525, South Flager Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida.
At the end of the above details, the e-mail message says: “Based on available data the total value of the located assets amount to 1.5 billion dollars approximately, as estimated.” (ANI)