Why National Accountability Bureau (NAB) did arrested PPP leader Khursheed Shah? BOL News has come up with all the details.
The top anti-corruption watchdog claimed on Wednesday that investigators arrested Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senior leader Syed Khursheed Shah, who according to them, acquired assets worth some Rs700 million on names of his front men through ill-gotten money.
NAB’s top officials probing the matter claimed to acquire several important records/files from Sukkur district administration, where revenue officers shared important details, which led ultimately to Shah’s arrest from Islamabad.
“We have acquired details of all assets and property on Mr. Shah, his family’s names and his front-men,” a senior NAB official told this correspondent.
Sharing the facts/findings, NAB official claimed that Sukkur NAB team got access to documents, which revealed that Shah through his friend acquired New Taj Hotel, Shikarpur road Sukkur, worth Rs250 million.
The friend is known as Aijaz Balouch (benamidar/frontman) in Sindh, added the official.
A petrol pump worth some Rs90 million at Rohri Road in the name of Qasim Shah (benamidar/front man), another NAB official claimed.
A bungalow in the name of Pappu Mahar (benamidar/front man) on government land was also allegedly built by Syed Khursheed through kickbacks, revealed a senior NAB official.
A hotel named Gulf Hotel was also constructed by the PPP stalwart in Rohri in the name of (benamidar/front man) where money was arranged through kickbacks by the local contractors, the official added on condition of anonymity.
NAB officials further claimed that Shah as MNA also misused his authority got huge contracts for his partners and agents including M/s Umar Jan and Com, Nawab and Com, etc. in interior Sindh where millions of rupees were embezzled.
NAB is also probing Khursheed’s properties, which were located in Sukkur, Rohri and Karachi, NAB officials revealed.
Mukesh Flour Mills, Glamour Bungalow, Junejo Flour Mills and 83 other properties are registered against the names of Shah’s alleged front man, Pehlaj Rai, they further revealed.