NAB arrests PML N Senator and Former Federal Minister: Report

NAB arrests PML N Senator and Former Federal Minister: Report

ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday arrested Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senator and prominent minority rights leader Kamran Michael on charges of misuse of authority and assets beyond means.

According to details, Michael was apprehended by the NAB’s Karachi chapter. The PML-N senator is accused of misuse of authority as a federal minister during his party’s last tenure.

Michael has reportedly been charged for illegally getting three commercial plots on prime locations of KPT Cooperative Housing Society in Mai Kolachi area of Karachi to his accomplices against which he allegedly received a huge bribe. The former minister allegedly abused his authority by influencing the officials to carry out illegal orders to make allotments in 2013.

A corruption reference with respect to 16 such plots was already filed by NAB Karachi in which evidence against Michael for receiving bribe was unearthed during the further investigation in the case, reports claimed.

He will be presented before an accountability court in Karachi on Saturday to obtain judicial remand and initiate further proceedings.