Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, hearing the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, said that accountability should begin with the powerful, The Express Tribune reported.
The chief justice then remarked that accountability should begin with people in powerful positions and ordered Naik to submit an affidavit containing details of Zardari's assets.
Hearing of the case was adjourned indefinitely.
Musharraf, the 74-year-old retired general, ruled Pakistan from 1999 to 2008. He is wanted in Pakistan in several criminal cases including in the killing of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. He has been living in Dubai since last year when he was allowed to leave Pakistan for medical treatment.
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