Lahore (February 25, 2018): National Accountability Bureau on Sunday issued its detailed response over the alleged corruption in Punjab Ashiana scheme and termed the Punjab government’s claim as baseless regarding the innocence of former LDA Chairman Ahad Cheema.
In a statement issued from NAB Lahore, it said that Ahad Cheema carried out the activities in Punjab Ashiana scheme with a criminal intent and accepted the illegal bidding proposal of KASA Developers.
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It further said that Bismillah Engineering is as C class company and could not acquire a tender of more than Rs 150 million but despite this, Ahad Cheema, awarded them a contract of Rs 14 billion.
The NAB said that the arrest of Cheema was a just act and they had all the proofs to prove him guilty.It said that Ahad Cheema had also agreed upon recording his statement and on his identification, NAB Lahore had arrested Shahid Shafiq who belong to a private housing society.
The NAB said that no protest could hinder their investigation process.