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NAB raids Khursheed Shah’s residence, seizes documents

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday raided the house of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) senior leader Syed Khursheed Shah in Bani Gala and seized important documents.

The anti-graft watchdog the PPP leader is accused of allotting to himself an amnesty plot illegally from a cooperative society in Sukkur.

On August 7, the anti-graft agency had unearthed more than 105 accounts that led to the PPP senior leader. Shah had opened as many as 105 banks accounts under his and family members’ names in Karachi, Sukkur and other cities.

Further, properties were made in Sukkur, Rohri and Karachi, according to document acquired by the accountability watchdog and it also reveals that Glamour Bungalow, Junejo Flour Mills, Mukesh Flour Mills including 83 other properties were made under Shah’s frontman, Pehlaj Rai.

More 11 properties were registered under his another frontman Lado Mall and 10 properties were made under name of Hussain Soomro, another frontman of the PPP leader whereas a person namely Umar Jan also played a vital role for Shah.

Earlier today, an accountability court (AC) in Islamabad had approved two-day transit remand of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leader Syed Khurshid Shah in assets beyond known source of income case.

Shah was taken to the NAB Rawalpindi office after his arrest and, now that his transit remand has been approved, will be shifted to Sukkur.

Soon after being brought to the NAB office, Shah was examined by doctors at the office’s polyclinic. His sugar and blood pressure levels were slightly elevated. Because of this, the doctors were not able to issue a medical certificate and recommended that he be examined by a medical board.

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