Ch Shujaat, Pervaiz Elahi likely to appear before NAB today

Ch Shujaat, Pervaiz Elahi likely to appear before NAB today

LAHORE: Former prime minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and former Punjab chief minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi are expected to appear before the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) investigating team in Lahore today (Monday).

The National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) Lahore chapter had summoned the Chaudhry brothers in mega corruption case today (Monday) in a graft case pertaining to possession of assets beyond known sources of income.

The duo has been summoned in a case pertaining to misuse of their authority, framed against them back in 2000 before they joined hands with former president General Pervez Musharaf.

The graft case against Ch Shujaat and Ch Pervaiz Elahi is also among the 179 mega corruption list, compiled and submitted in the Supreme Court by anti-corruption watchdog in 2015.

The case against them has been reopened at a time when anti-graft body has filed corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members, besides investigating high-profile scams.

The NAB had to complete the corruption probe against PML-Q leadership till Sept 30 but the investigation could not wrapped up as the national anti-graft body was engaged in several other cases, the sources revealed.



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