KARACHI: The Sindh Top Court docket (SHC) ordered on Wednesday the Nationwide Duty Bureau (NAB) to finish the inquiry towards Karachi’s former nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal and different accused into alleged unlawful allotment of five,000 sq. yards of land in Clifton.
Headed by way of SHC Leader Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh, a two-judge bench additionally directed the NAB investigation officer (IO) to post the inquiry record by way of November 14.
The nationwide anti-graft watchdog knowledgeable the courtroom that the five,000 sq. backyard land have been leased to hawkers and shopkeepers in 1980. On the other hand, in 2005, all of the land was once illegally leased to the DJ Developers.
NAB had initiated investigations into the alleged unlawful allotment of the land on plot 12/7, which was once referred to as sea-shell stalls. The land’s worth was once estimated to be Rs10 billion, which is positioned close to Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s shrine – between Bagh Ibne Qasim and Seaview – in Block three of Clifton.
The courtroom was once additionally knowledgeable that Kamal, who was once the town nazim at the moment, had given popularity of establishing a multi-storey development at the matter land in an unlawful method.
Kamal, at the moment, was once a pacesetter of the Muttahida Qaumi Motion. On the other hand, later, he introduced his personal celebration, the Pak Sarzameen Birthday party, after parting tactics along with his former celebration’s head Altaf Hussain.
The SHC CJ requested the IO whether or not the previous town nazim was once interrogated on this case, to which the IO responded that Kamal have been nominated as an accused within the case and NAB had additionally recorded his observation.
The bench directed the IO to finish the investigation by way of November 14 and tell the courtroom on this regard within the subsequent listening to.
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