NAB chairman briefed on Mir Shakil case

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NAB chairman briefed on Mir Shakil case

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal was briefed on Jang group editor-in-chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s case during his visit to the provincial headquarters here on Thursday.

According to NAB, a combined investigation team (CIT) accompanied by legal and land revenue experts headed by NAB Lahore Director General Shahzad Saleem briefed the chairman on Mr Rahman’s case.

The NAB on March 12 had arrested Mr Rahman in a 34-year-old case related to 54-kanal land he allegedly acquired “illegally” in the tenure of then chief minister of Punjab Nawaz Sharif. He has been on physical remand till March 25.

The NAB chairman also reviewed the updates in the ongoing mega corruption scandals.