Karachi (September 07, 2017): Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has summoned the senior leaders of the party for an advisory meeting in Karachi, it emerged on Thursday.
The meeting will be attended by prominent PPP leaders including Khursheed Shah, Faryal Talpur, Yousaf Raza Gilani, Qamar Zaman Qaira, Farhatullah Babar, and Nayyar Hussain Bukhari among others.
The meeting participants are expected to discuss current political situation along with the verdicts on Panama papers case and Benazir Bhutto case.On August 31, the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) announced its verdict in the murder case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto after almost ten years.
The verdict announced by ATC Judge Asghar Khan at Adiala Jail cleared five accused in the case, sentenced two former police officials and declared former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf as an absconder.
Aitzaz Shah, Sher Zaman, Abdul Rasheed, Rafaqat Hussain and Hasnain Gul, who were indicted by the ATC in November 2008, were cleared of all charges.While Saud Aziz, who was the police chief in Rawalpindi at the time of Bhutto’s assassination, and former Rawal Town SP Khurram Shahzad, were sentenced to 17 years each and ordered to pay a fine of Rs0.5 million each.
The verdict also declared Musharraf an absconder in the case, ordering the seizure of his property.