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Raja Pervez appears before court in GEPCO reference

LAHORE: Former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday appeared before an accountability court for hearing into Gujranwala Electric Power Company (GEPCO) appointments reference, filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader was indicted in the case by a NAB court in September, 2017. Ashraf is accused of recruiting as many as 437 people without taking merit into consideration, the reference states. It is pertinent to mention here that, Mr. Ashraf is also facing NAB…

Ex-PM Raja Pervaiz Ashraf bemoans unfair treatment

LAHORE: Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Peoples Party leader Raja Pervaiz Ashraf said on Saturday his party always respected courts. Speaking to media after his appearance before an accountability court, he complained that his name was placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) on mere allegations of illegal appointments in Gujranwala Electric Power Company (GEPCO). Alleging double standards, the former prime minister said, those who looted billions of rupees were not placed on the ECL. Everyone should be meted out the…

Raja Parvez Ashraf’s arrest warrants issued

KARACHI: An accountability court on Saturday issued arrest warrants for former prime minister and Pakistan People’s Party leader Raja Parvez Ashraf, ARY News reported. The court dismissed an application seeking exemption for the former premier to appear personally for further proceedings, and ordered to present him and others involved on April 18. The court was hearing reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau in the GEPCO corruption case. Ashraf has been alleged of involved in corrupt practices and 437…