Ashiana case: Court reserves verdict on Cheema, Shafiq?s remand extension
LAHORE: An duty court docket reserved its choice at the Nationwide Duty Bureau’s (NAB) plea to increase the remand of former Lahore Building Authority director normal Ahad Cheema and Bismillah Engineering Corporate CEO Shahid Shafiq.
Cheema and Shafiq have been offered in an duty court docket on Monday within the Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing Scheme rip-off.
Each accused have been arrested after Nationwide Duty Bureau (NAB) detected illegalities and corruption price billions in a deal between Paragon Housing Society and Punjab Land Building Corporate to build the Ashiana housing scheme, a low cost housing challenge of the Punjab executive.
NAB officers have asked the duty court docket to increase their bodily remand as investigators need to probe the case additional.
Cheema used to be arrested on Feb 21, and then the Punjab paperwork went up in fingers in cohesion with their colleague.
Additionally, the Punjab Meeting additionally handed a solution towards the NAB and in favour of Cheema.
Listening to a separate case in Lahore on Sunday, Perfect Courtroom Leader Justice Saqib Nisar had expressed displeasure on the protest via Punjab’s bureaucrats and provincial meeting.
A NAB spokesperson had previous mentioned that Cheema misused his authority with legal intent to award a freelance to Bismillah Engineering, which is a C-Four corporate a part of the three way partnership Lahore Casa Builders that used to be ineligible for the contract.
The NAB spokesperson additional said that 61,000 voters had filed requests for the Ashiana Housing Scheme and paid 60 million rupees in processing charges. The price of the challenge had greater because of a prolong.
Cheema had additionally got a 32-kanal piece of land in Lahore Cantonment, registered within the title of his cousin and siblings Ahmed Cheema and Sadia Mansoor, mentioned the NAB spokesperson.
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