Illegal ads case: NAB court decides to indict Yousaf Raza Gillani on January 13

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Accountability court on Tuesday has summoned ex-prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani on January 13 for indictment in illegal advertisement contracts case.

During the proceedings, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court judge Azam Khan has directed the former premier to appear in next hearing at any cost. 

It is to be mentioned here that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Yousaf Raza Gillani, former secretary of Information Technology Farooq Awan, ex-press information officer (PIO) Muhammad Saleem, former Universal Service Fund secretary Syed Hasan Sheikh and other individuals are nominated in the corruption reference.

The anti-corruption watchdog officials stated that these accused had misused their positions to illegally grant an advertising contract, inflicting a loss of Rs129.07 million to the national exchequer.