Former finance minister Miftah Ismail goes into hiding to evade NAB arrest: Sources

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Former finance minister Miftah Ismail goes into hiding to evade NAB arrest: Sources

*KARACHI - **Former finance minister Miftah Ismail goes into hiding to evade NAB arrest, Sources have revealed.*

*The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) today claimed that the former Minister for Finance of the country has been in hiding from a possible arrest.*

The anti-graft watchdog has been searching for the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) stalwart in reference to the corruption allegations against him but has as yet remained fruitless, sources claimed.

Miftah Ismail was summoned today in NAB’s Islamabad Office in context to the corruption allegations against him over misuse of power in allotting LNG quotas during his tenure.

Sources also revealed that the anti-corruption bureau raided the politicians office too but he was not to be found.

Earlier, The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on May 7 extended interim bail of former finance minister Miftah Ismail in a case pertaining to Liquefied Natural Gas quota scam was approved till May 30.

A two-member bench comprising IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb heard the case.

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