Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, 7 others acquitted in Piraghaib case

Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, 7 others acquitted in Piraghaib case

Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): An accountability court on Tuesday acquitted former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and seven others in Piraghaib rental power plant reference.


AC-I Judge Muhammad Bashir presided over a hearing regarding 192-megawatt rental power plant, set up in Piranghaib area of Multan filed by NAB Rawalpindi in 2014.

Seven other accused including former finance minister Shaukat Tareen, Ismail Qureshi, Shahid Rafi, Basharat Cheema, Muhammad Saleem Arif, Chaudhry Abdul Qadir and Iqbal Ali Shah were also acquitted in the case.