Pakistan

TDAP Scam: Court orders arrest of Gillani, Amin Fahim

KARACHI: An accountability court on Thursday ordered arrest of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gillani and former minister of commerce Makhdoom Amin Fahim in Trade and Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) scam, ARY News reported.

Federal Accountability Court hearing TDAP scam ordered arrest of two senior leaders of Pakistan People’s Party in the TDAP case in the light of the challan submitted by FIA in the court.

It is alleged that several billion rupees were transferred into the accounts of Yusuf Raza Gilani and Amin Fahim by forming fake companies and the TDAP was made to suffer loss of billion of rupees through subsidies from the government.

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) submitted challan in the court including 12 corruption cases against Gillani and Fahim.

The two PPP leaders were given an interim bail on Rs 1.7 million surety amount.

Former secretary of Prime Minister’s Secretariat Mohammad Zubair, former director of TDAP Farhan Junejo, Faisal Siddique, Mahar Haroon Rasheed, Mian Tariq, Zafar Hussain, Noman Siddique and Syed Mohibullah Shah are other co-accused in the case.

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