April 26, 2012 / 9:41 AM / 7 years ago

Pakistan PM to appeal contempt conviction: lawyer

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani will appeal against a contempt conviction for defying a Supreme Court order to re-open corruption cases against the president, his lawyer said on Thursday.

“This will be subject to the appeal, which we will file,” lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan told a news conference.

Reporting by Qasim Nauman; Writing by Chris Allbritton; Editing by John Chalmers

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