Sindh

SHC: NAB file a reference against illegal allotment in KDA

The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file a reference against an illegal allotment in KDA Housing Society’s name and submit a report by March 19.
As the hearing of the case pertaining to illegal allotment began, NAB officials told the bench, “Then administrator of the housing society, Intezar Jafri, and others illegally allotted 43 plots in the name of KDA Housing Society and caused a loss to the national exchequer.”
“The matter has been forwarded to NAB headquarters to file a reference against the suspects,” the NAB officials added. “KDA anti-encroachment director Jameel Baloch and other beneficiaries are not involved,” they further informed.
The court ordered NAB to file a reference and submit a report by March 19.
Bail hearing of suspects involved in illegal allotment of 296 plots
Separately, the SHC directed that arguments be presented on March 6 on bail pleas of suspects involved in illegal allotment of 296 plots.
The NAB prosecutor told the court, “Feroz Bengali, sector incharge Shakir Langra and others sold 296 plots which were converted through china-cutting.
The NAB prosecutor told the court, “Feroz Bengali, sector incharge Shakir Langra and others sold 296 plots which were converted through china-cutting.
At this, the SHC chief justice remarked, “It seems that in the case there will be no allottees or affectees.”
Suspect Shakir Langra’s counsel then sad, “My client has been in jail for over a year.” The SHC CJ then inquired regarding what work Langra did and his counsel responded, “He was a deputy director in KDA.”
The court then sought arguments on the bail pleas of the suspects on March 6.