LAHORE: Former railway minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique are anticipated be arrested by Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday (at the moment) for his or her alleged involvement in Paragon Housing Scheme rip-off.
In line with particulars, the extension in protecting bail of Khawaja brothers was not authorised by the court docket, owing to which each the accused might be taken into NAB’s custody at the moment.
The sources informed that the anti-corruption physique possesses the arrest warrants, accorded by the NAB chairman, of the brothers duo. Nonetheless, the 2 accused might pray the Lahore Excessive court docket at the moment for one more extension of their interim bail, sources added.
Beforehand, the Lahore Excessive Court docket granted interim bail to PML-N chief Khawaja Saad Rafique and Khawaja Salman Rafique in opposition to a surety of Rs500, 00zero every till Oct 24 within the corruption case.
The Inside Ministry on the request of the anti-graft watchdog had positioned the names of the previous federal minister and his brother on the blacklist.
Apart from the 2 PML-N leaders, the title of Chief Govt of Paragon Housing Society Lahore Qaiser Amin Butt was additionally placed on the blacklist.
NAB had launched an investigation into the scandal after protests by dozens of victims in opposition to the housing society fraud.
Final month, Khawaja Saad Rafique appeared earlier than a NAB crew to reply its queries over his alleged involvement within the Paragon Housing Society corruption scandal.