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Benazir Bhutto



Corruption (including Public Corruption)


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"Benazir Bhutto was co-defendant of her husband Asif Ali Zardari. She was wrongly convicted of corruption as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1993-1996. The Supreme Court "found that “bias is floating on the surface of the record” and accused trial Judge Malik Mohammad Qayyum of accepting favours from the then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to produce the guilty verdict." ('Benazir confident of winning ‘fair’ poll, Karachi, April 23, 2001)."

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"Benazir confident of winning ‘fair’ poll, Karachi, April 23, 2001"

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