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NAB arrests co-accused in land grabbing case

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KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB-Karachi)  Saturday arrested an accused Ameer Ali in under trial case of cheating public at large by creating housing schemes at government land fraudulently.
He was absconded in NAB Reference No 1/2019 pertaining to embezzlement of Government land measuring 29 acres in Sector 31 & 32 of Scheme 33 Karachi and cheating public at large by creating illegal housing projects on the said land with the help of former Deputy Commissioner Malir Qazi Jan Muhammad and other accused.
The accused persons created housing projects “Al Raheem Villas”  fraudulently on government land and extorted Rs 178,875,000 from 275  people by way of cheating and fraud, the NAB sources said.
After the arrest, the accused was produced before Accountability Court and from where he was remanded to judicial custody.

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M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.