Yousaf Raza Gilani’s son Haider Ali Gilani recovered after three years.ISLAMABAD (WEB Desk) – Former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Haider Gilani has been recovered in joined Afghan-US operation, the Foreign Office confirmed on Tuesday.The Afghan National Security Adviser, Mohammad Hanif Atmar, in a telephone call to the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, informed that Ali Haider Gilani has been recovered today (Tuesday) in a joint operation carried out by the Afghan and US security forces in Ghazni, Afghanistan.
Ali Haider Gilani’s transfer to Pakistan is being arranged following required medical check-up, the FO stated.
The news of his release was also confirmed by Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
Ali Haider was kidnapped by gunmen in Multan, Gilani‘s hometown, two days before the May 11, 2013 general election.
Yousaf Raza Gilani was prime minister from March 2008 until he was sacked and indicted by the Supreme Court in April 2012 for refusing to reopen corruption cases against the then-president.
The former prime minister led major military offensives against Taliban strongholds like Swat and South Waziristan in 2009.