The Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested former deputy commissioner of Malir, Kazi Jan Muhammad, for his alleged position within the unlawful disposal of 27 plots that belonged to the federal government, a press assertion by the anti-graft watchdog mentioned on Thursday.
The previous deputy commissioner was arrested from Karachi’s DHA Section-VII.
Muhammad had allegedly issued orders to permit the land — positioned in Sector 31 of Karachi’s Scheme-33 — to a faux settlement by the identify of Abdullah Shah Gazi Block F-II “in connivance with different income officers”, mentioned the press launch. The land disposed of is price Rs2.5 billion.
The bureau mentioned that Muhammad — who’s among the many 172 officers whose names have been positioned on the exit management checklist by the federal cupboard final month on Dec 28 — can also be nominated in a number of different NAB instances.
NAB produced the previous deputy commissioner earlier than an accountability court docket as we speak and requested for his bodily remand. The court docket granted Muhammad’s remand to the bureau till January 14.