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Arrest warrants issued for ex-PM Gillani in TDAP scam case

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KARAHI: An anti-corruption court Wednesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gillani and nine others in the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) scam case, ARY News reported.

The former premier is booked for his alleged involvement in Rs. 7 billion financial scam along with deceased federal minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim, and other retired and serving officer of the TDAP.

They are alleged of causing a loss to the national exchequer through approval and disbursement of fake and fraudulent trade subsidies during the previous tenure of the Pakistan People Party.

Gillani is facing trial in several cases involving corruption and embezzlement.

On January 30, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had also apprehended Gillani’s front man Faisal Siddique Khan in connection with the  TDAP scam.

Khan too happens to be a nominated accused in TDAP scam case.

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