Ahad Cheema allowed to go abroad – Pakistan


LAHORE: An accountability court docket on Friday granted a one-time permission to Ahad Khan Cheema, the particular assistant to caretaker prime minister, to go abroad on an official tour.

Cheema faces proceedings in two NAB references — Ashiana-i-Iqbal Housing Scheme and belongings past means.

A counsel for Cheema instructed the court docket that the applicant was required to go to Austria with an official delegation. He requested the court docket to give a one-time permission to the petitioner from Aug 20 to 27.

Judge Zubair Shahzad Kiani allowed the appliance and granted a one-time permission to Cheema to go abroad for one week.

Previously, the NAB had additionally arrested Cheema within the references of unlawful belongings and the housing scheme.

An inquiry towards him and others relating to alleged corruption within the LDA-City Housing Scheme was closed after the event companions promised to give plots to all of the allottees.

In the scheme’s reference, the NAB alleged that Cheema and different accused individuals brought on an enormous loss to nationwide exchequer by awarding the contract of the housing scheme to an organization with out bidding.

Published in Dawn, August nineteenth, 2023

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