SSP Rai Ejaz arrested by NAB over Rs 70 crore corruption allegations
KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday has arrested senior police officer over Rs 70 crore corruption allegations.
As per media report, NAB arrested Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rai Ijaz Ahmad over corruption charges.
[image: Loading video] According to reports, Sindh police’s top cop was detained from Shahrahe Faisal area of the metropolis.
Ijaz, who is former Lahore chief traffic officer (CTO), is facing charges of misappropriation of Rs700 million in the police funds while he was posted in Punjab, NAB said in its statement.
“More arrests to follow after Rai Ijaz’s detention in the scam”, said NAB’s spokesperson. However, the anti-graft watch, has also arrested suspended district accounts officier of Gujrat, director budget food department Lahore and others accused in the scam.
NAB Lahore, had earlier issued Ijaz’s arrest warrants; however, he had escaped when anti-graft officials had raided his house to make the arrest.
His father is also nominated in the same case whereas ten other police officials allegedly involved are already in NAB custody.