Lahore: Physical remand for scam accused
LAHORE: An accountability court on Monday extended physical remand of eight officials of accountant-general’s office and the police department who are allegedly involved in a Rs21.456 million embezzlement scam by April 11.
NAB authorities produced Shaukat Ali, Muhammad Ali, Shoaib Sardar, Imran Shah, Sajawal Ashraf, Gulfam Rasool, Muhammad Adnan, Kashif Iqbal and two private people, Mehmood Ahmed and Shoaib Sardar, in the court and sought extension in physical remand for conducting further interrogation which the court did.
The accused allegedly made 35 transactions and fraudulently transferred the money under various heads from the accountant-general’s office in Lahore during the months of July and August 2010. The transactions were made using the codes of CCPO’s office and the drawing and disbursement officer of the Punjab Highway Patrol Police.
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