Former Opposition leader Khursheed Shah arrested by NAB

Former Opposition leader Khursheed Shah arrested by NAB

*ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party stalwart and former leader of the opposition in the National Assembly, Khursheed Shah was taken into custody today by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).*

Khursheed Shah had excused himself from appearing before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) over its summon, earlier today.

The PPP central leader was summoned by the anti-corruption watchdog for interrogation today after the opening of an inquiry against him over disclosure of assets worth more than Rs.500billion registered under his alleged frontmen.

The high-profile task was undertaken by NAB teams of Sukkur and Rawalpindi in a joint operation, the arrest has been made in the ongoing assets beyond means investigations against the politician.

Shah had informed NAB Sukkur chapter through a letter, stating that he was unable to appear before the investigation officers due to a session of the National Assembly (NA).

He had asked NAB officials to provide another date for his appearance after the conclusion of the NA session.