NAB arrest former minister Kamran Michael

NAB arrest former minister Kamran Michael

KARACHI: In a major breakthrough, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi Saturday arrested former Minister for Ports and Shipping Kamran Michael, who had been wanted in a corruption case. 

Kamran Michael has been charged for illegally getting three commercial and flat site plots of prime locations of KPT Cooperative Housing Society (Mai Kolachi area) Karachi to his favouritees, against which he received huge bribe money.

The former minister abused his authority by influencing the officials to carry out illegal orders of making allotments in 2013.  The three precious plots of KPT Cooperative Society are worth Rs1.050billion.

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

Kamran Michael, son of M.L Michael has remained Minister for Ports and Shipping between 2013, and 2016; which he has held other portfolios as well in federal cabinet during different tenures.  Accused will be produced in Accountability Court for remains after legal proceedings.