Lahore(February 24, 2018):The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Interrogation continues for Ashiana Housing Scheme Scandal, meanwhile arrested close aide of Ahad Cheema Shahid Shafiq today.
According to the Sources, NAB arrested Shahid Shafiq on the tips given by the Ahad Cheema in Account of Ashiana Housing Scheme case.
Earlier on February 21, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested Lahore Development Authority (LDA) former director general Ahad Cheema in relation to the Ashiana Housing Scheme scandal on Wednesday.
The bureau has been conducting an inquiry against the officials of the Punjab Land Development Company (PLDC), Lahore Casa Developers, Lahore Development Authority and others, said a notification issued by NAB Lahore.
The aim of the Ashiana housing scheme – an initiative of the Punjab government, was to provide economical and adequate residential facilities to the people with low-incomes and the government had invested Rs2 billion while acquiring 672 kanals of land in the Multani Harlan area near Darbar Baba Noor Shah.
Previously, Ahad Cheema has appeared before NAB two times but he didn’t appear on the third call. Later NAB ordered to take action according to schedule 2 and he has been arrested from Punjab Power company office located at M.M Alam Road. He has been shifted to the NAB office.