Former Pakistani president charged, former prime minister declared fugitive


An anti-graft court in Pakistan has indicted former President Asif Ali Zardari and declared former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a fugitive in corruption cases, the latest in a series of legal action against political opponents of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Former Pakistani president charged, former prime minister declared fugitive


A deputy prosecutor in the National Accountability Bureau said the accountability court judge, Syed Asghar Ali, co-chairman of the opposition Pakistan People's Party, had accused him of illegally accepting gifts from foreign rulers. Phone. In the same case, Sharif was declared’ a fugitive. Both leaders are out on bail in other corruption cases.

Sharif, who was South Asia's prime minister from 2013 to 2017 and was jailed’ in a corruption case in 2018, has been receiving treatment in London for the past nine months. Opposition parties have stated they will not run in the by-elections.


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