Ahsan Iqbal produced before NAB court in Narowal sports city case


ISLAMABAD:     National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday has produced former federal minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal before the accountability court for alleged corruption in multi-billion sports city project in Narowal.
According to details, During the hearing headed by judge Muhammad Bashir, the officials of anti-corruption watchdog has requested for Ahsan Iqbal’s physical remand.
On Monday, NAB had arrested Ahsan Iqbal over his involvement in embezzlement of Narowal sports city project funds.
The anti-graft watchdog body alleged that Iqbal had illegally initiated a project of Rs 3 billion in Narowal; causing a loss worth billions to the national exchequer.
NAB claimed to have received a complaint that the Narowal Sports City was constructed at a cost of approximately Rs6 billion, which was a violation of rules and had incurred heavy losses to the national exchequer.