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Varsity quashes BA degree of Gilani’s son

Varsity quashes BA degree of Gilani’s son

Abdul Qadir was accused of causing disturbance in the examination hall after being caught using unfair means.



By (Our Correspondent)

Published: Mon 29 Jun 2015, 11:23 PM

Last updated: Wed 12 Feb 2020, 12:57 PM

Islamabad — The Punjab University Syndicate has quashed the bachelor’s degree of Abdul Qadir Gilani (pictured), the eldest son of former permier Yousuf Raza Gilani, on charges of impersonation. Abdul Qadir Gilani
Appearing in the BA examination 2005-6, Abdul Qadir was accused of causing disturbance in the examination hall after being caught using unfair means. An unfair means case was registered against him but a committee constituted by then VC Arshad Mahmood exonerated him of the charge.
This is the second embarrassment within one week for former premier Yousaf Raza Gilani after he admitted having kept in his possession a precious diamond necklace donate by first lady of Turkey.  Meanwhile, the ACE also started a probe into the case.  Meanwhile, the ACE also started a probe into the case after the matter was referred to it by the FIA. Investigation came to a halt after the transfer of a deputy director leading the two-member inquiry team. The case was re-opened and the PU initiated a de novo inquiry into the matter. The Syndicate decided with a majority vote that the BA degree of Abdul Qadir be quashed.
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