Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Breaking News: Pak PM paves way for reopening of graft cases against President Zardari

Pakistan's Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Tuesday informed Pakistan's Supreme Court that the government would revoke a former attorney general's letter to Swiss authorities for the closure of graft casesagainst President Asif Ali Zardari

Appearing before a five-judge bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa to face a contempt charge for failing to reopen the cases against the President, Ashraf said he had instructed law minister Farooq Naek to revoke the letter that was written by former attorney general Malik Qayyum in late 2007. 


With the revocation of the letter written during the regime of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, it will be up to the Swiss authorities to decide whether the cases against Zardari should be reopened, legal experts said. 

read details: Times of India


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