Pakistani Supreme Court Overturns Bhutto's Corruption Conviction
Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday overturned former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's corruption conviction and ordered a re-trial of the case, court officials said.
The court also issued similar orders on the appeal of Bhutto's jailed husband Asif Ali Zardari, who was convicted along with his wife in 1999 during the government of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
By a unanimous decision the seven-judge bench ordered that the court grant the appeals, court officials said -- ISLAMABAD (AFP)
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