Ex-OGRA chief Tauqir Sadiq arrested in UAE
KARACHI: Former chief of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) Tauqir Sadiq was arrested on Wednesday from UAE with the help of the Interpol, SAMAA reports.
The Supreme Court had issued orders to apprehend Sadiq within one week.
The SC was informed that Sadiq’s passports had been cancelled and instructions had been sent to the Interpol in relation with the arrest orders against him.
He was arrested from Abu Dhabi.
Sadiq is accused of misusing authority, embezzling funds and causing Rs82 billion losses to the national exchequer.