NAB arrests Punjab University ex-VC Mujahid Kamran

F.P. Report

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday arrested former vice chairman of Punjab University Mujahid Kamran for alleged irregularities during his tenure.

Kamran appeared before the NAB Lahore office to record his statement today, where he was taken into custody by the bureau officials.

The former PU VC is accused of carrying out gross irregularities during his tenure at the university. He is alleged to have approved a number of hirings across the university in violation of the laws.

Kamran is also accused of being responsible for the illegal appointment of his wife Shazia Qureshi as the principal of Punjab University Law College, for awarding scholarships to students through favouritism, as well as awarding contracts to his “preferred” contractors in violation of the laws.

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