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Court Rejects Acquittal Plea of Former PM In OGRA Reference

Former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf’s plea for acquittal was rejected in the NAB reference on the illegal appointment of former OGRA chairman.

The accountability court has ordered to continue the trial against all the accused including Raja Pervez Ashraf.

Six accused including former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani have been named in the corruption reference. The court rejected the petitions of former secretary Sikandar Hayat and former OGRA executive director Javed Nazir.

The court ruled that Raja Pervez Ashraf, Tauqeer Sadiq were the chairman of the appointment committee and Yousuf Raza Gilani was the appointing authority, while Tauqeer Sadiq’s education, experience and credentials were unverified and the companies Tauqeer Sadiq showed were fake. Proved