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Pakistan: Gilani ex-aide jailed for bank fraud

Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's former media coordinator Khurram Rasool was sentenced to four years in imprisonment on Thursday in a bank fraud case by an accountability court.

world Updated: Jan 26, 2012 23:04 IST
IANS

Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's former media coordinator Khurram Rasool was sentenced to four years in imprisonment on Thursday in a bank fraud case by an accountability court.



In its indictment, the Rawalpindi court sentenced Rasool to three years in imprisonment and issued his arrest warrants, while other four co-suspects were sentenced to four years in imprisonment along with a fine of Rs. 500,000 slapped on each of them, the Dawn reported.


The suspects had lent Rs 71.94 million from a private bank through fraud in 2009.

First Published: Jan 26, 2012 23:02 IST