Khawaja Brothers’ remand extended for 10 days

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

29th Nov, 2019. 03:52 pm
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The Accountability court of Lahore extended judicial remand of former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique for ten days in the Paragon Housing scam.

The remand was extended by the court after the brothers were produced before the court on Friday.

Not a single witness’s statement was recorded in today’s hearing.

Paragon Housing Scam

The Khawaja brothers, Nadeem Zia, Umar Zia, and Farhan Ali were named accused in the reference comprising of 17 volumes.

According to the reference, the Khawaja brothers and Nadeem Zia owned 93.2 percent shares in the Paragon Housing Society.

It states that the former railway minister received monetary benefits to the tune of Rs58 million from the society whereas his brother Rs39 million.

It added that a total of 122 people recorded their statements against the Khawaja brothers.

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