Published On: Fri, Apr 16th, 2021
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Toshakhana reference: Zardari, Gillani exempted from court appearance

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ISLAMABAD: An accountability court in Islamabad has on Thursday allowed former president Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Makhdoom Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, former president and prime minister respectively, exemption from personal appearance in the Toshakhana reference.

The court also exempted Abdul Ghani Majeed from appearance as Accountability Court Judge Syed Asghar Ali conducted hearing on reference against Asif Ali Zardari and Yousaf Raza Gillani.

Judge Syed Asghar Ali remarked that the court has been directed to halve the case hearings. Yousaf Raza Gillani’s counsel requested the court to complete cross-examining during the next hearing. The accountability court adjourned the hearing till April 22.