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NAB Rounds up 17th Accused Involved in Rs 14 Billion Scam
Lahore (Qaiser Mughal) Following the instructions from Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Hon’ble Justice Javed Iqbal for ensuring arrest of all Proclaimed Offenders (POs), NAB Lahore officials on a tip about presence of accused Fakhar Islam, conducts a successful raid at Kasoor area and arrests him from where the same had took hide.
According to further details, NAB Lahore has been probing corruption case against former Land Acquisition Collector (LAC), Mian Abdul Rauf and others over allegation of purchasing land at Ferozpur Road in ‘Kahna Seloki’ area allegedly at exorbitant rates which caused a loss worth Rs 14 Billion (approx) to Government kitty. NAB Lahore has, so far, arrested 17 accused involved in said case, whereas, accused Fakhar Islam was declared as PO in 2016.
During the course of Investigation, it was revealed that Rs 1.8m had been transferred into accused Fakhar Islam’s personal account as an alleged transaction in the wake of bogus sale and purchase of Land in ‘Kahna Seloki’ for development project.
NAB Lahore officials have taken Physical Remand of accused Fakhar Islam till 4th September 2018 by producing him before Accountability Court.
UNN News Agency. All Right Resered. 2018.