Agha Siraj Durrani to be produced before NAB court today

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KARACHI :– National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will produce Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani in accountability court today (Thursday) in assets disproportionate to his known sources of income and funds embezzlement cases.

According to details, the officials of watchdog had raided Durrani’s house in Karachi for search operation that badly irked Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) members of Sindh Cabinet.

Earlier, accountability court had sent Durrani on a three-day transit remand after the NAB arrested him during investigation into assets disproportionate to his known sources of income and funds embezzlement charges.

He owns properties in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur while he could not provide satisfactory response to the ongoing investigation by NAB officials.

The NAB had also obtained the required information from the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and found that the properties and companies have been named after him and his 11 family members.

The speaker was taken into custody from a hotel in Islamabad’s Red Zone area.

It is pertinent to mention that the NAB had approved an inquiry against Durrani over various allegations of corruption in July, 2018.

2019-02-21

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