NAB arrests Karachi builder on charges of occupying govt land, cheating public

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The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a property builder on charges of occupying state land and cheating the general public out of millions of rupees.

“NAB arrested Zafar Nehal, chairman [of the] Arisha Cooperative Society,” the bureau’s spokesperson said.

He was allegedly involved in the commission of corruption and corrupt practices by illegally occupying pieces of government land and cheating the public at large.

The liability resulting from the land occupation and cheating of people has been estimated at approximately Rs700 million, according to the spokesperson.

In May last year, NAB had claimed to have retrieved 10,000 acres of grabbed state land off the Superhighway, where some major housing schemes had been launched in connivance with revenue officials.


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