Former PM Yousaf Raza Gillani lands in hot waters

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Former PM Yousaf Raza Gillani lands in hot waters

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court to indict former prime minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and other accused on in a case pertaining to the alleged illegal award of government advertisement contracts, Tuesday (today).

Accountability Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik directed all the accused, including the PPP leader, to ensure their presence on the next hearing for the purpose.

Senior Leader of PPP and six others have been accused in the reference. They all have been provided copies of the reference.

At a previous hearing, Gilani was given permanent exemption from attending hearings of the case.

The Supreme Court in its order had asked the accountability court to conduct hearings of the case on a daily basis in order to decide it within the stipulated time.