KARACHI: Arrest warrants for 25 businessmen accused in a corruption case in respect of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), issued by an Anti-Corruption Court in Karach on Wednesday.
Former PM Pakistan, Yousuf Raza Gillani and some former and serving senior TDAP officials, along with a few others, were booked for their alleged involvement in the approval and disbursement of fraudulent trade subsidies worth billions of rupees to several fake companies through fabricated claims and backdated cheques during the PPP government’s tenure between 2008 and 2013.
Yousuf Raza Gillani leave out court appearance and solicited a day exception, which was granted. He was directed to appear on Sep.28.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) was directed to produce the accused before the court.
The Agency had charge-sheeted Yousuf Raza Gillani in around 25 out of over 70 cases pertaining to trade subsidy scam.