Zardari, Gillani exempted from court appearance

Staff Reporter

An accountability court in Lahore on Thursday allowed Asif Ali Zardari and 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 AC Judge Asghar Ali conducted hearing on reference against Asif Ali Zardari and Yousaf Raza Gillani.

Judge 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.

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