RAWALPINDI: The Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday summoned Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, who’s a detailed aide of former prime minister Imran Khan, to look earlier than it within the £190 million Al-Qadir Belief case on Tuesday.
The previous federal minister has been directed to look earlier than the anti-corruption watchdog in individual at 11am. As per the NAB discover, Rashid was additionally requested to convey alongside all paperwork associated to the case.
Khan — alongside along with his spouse Bushra Bibi and different PTI leaders — is going through a NAB inquiry associated to a settlement between the PTI authorities and a property tycoon, which reportedly precipitated a lack of £190 million to the nationwide exchequer.
As per the costs, the previous prime minister and different accused allegedly adjusted Rs50 billion — £190 million on the time — despatched by Britain’s Nationwide Crime Company (NCA) to the Pakistani authorities as a part of the settlement with the property tycoon.
They’re additionally accused of getting undue profit within the type of over 458 kanals of land at Mouza Bakrala, Sohawa, to ascertain Al-Qadir College.
Throughout the PTI authorities, the NCA seized belongings value 190 million kilos from the property tycoon in Britain.
The company mentioned the belongings could be handed to the federal government of Pakistan and the settlement with the Pakistani property tycoon was “a civil matter, and doesn’t symbolize a discovering of guilt”.
Subsequently, then-prime minister Khan, who was faraway from energy final yr, obtained approval for the settlement with the UK crime company from his cupboard on December 3, 2019, with out disclosing the main points of the confidential settlement.
It was determined that the cash could be submitted to the Supreme Court docket on behalf of the tycoon.
Subsequently, the Al-Qadir Belief was established in Islamabad just a few weeks after the PTI-led authorities authorized the settlement with the property tycoon.