Court adjourns RPP reference against Raja Pervaiz

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An Accountability Court (AC) on Thursday adjourned hearing till one week in Naudero II Rental Power Project reference against former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf.

AC-I Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the graft reference filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

Former prime minister appeared before the court and submitted power of attorney of his representative lawyer Arshad Tabraiz.

He informed the court that his counsel Farook H. Naek couldn’t attend the proceeding due to engagements.

He said that Arshad Tabraiz would appear before court as his representative during his absence. The court accepted the request and adjourned hearing of the case.

The bureau had filed the reference against the PPP leader for alleged abuse of power when he was serving as the minister for water and power.—APP

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