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Court issues arrest warrant for Nawab Aslam Raisani

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

30th Dec, 2020. 03:12 pm
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Aslam Raisani

The Accountability Court has issued bailable arrest warrant for former Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani, over non-appearance in court.

According to the details, the arrest warrant issued in the alleged corruption case in the funds released for the restoration of Mehrgarh Heritage.

Moreover, the accountability court judge accepted the pleas filed by his brother Nawab Lashkari Raisani and former finance secretary Dostain Jamaldini. Meanwhile, arrest warrants were also issued for Abdul Nabi Raisani – a close relative of the former chief minister.

Aslam Raisani had served as chief minister being a PPP member, and he was elected to the current Balochistan Assembly as an independent.

On November 11, this year the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a reference against Aslam Raisani and seven other accused for causing loss to national exchequer.

According to the NAB spokesperson, Aslam Raisani, former senator Lashkari Raisani, former finance secretary and other accused had caused a loss of Rs 817 billion to the national exchequer.

Aslam Raisani has been accused of receiving millions of rupees for his family members as compensation.

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