Gulzar Ahmed ‘agrees’ to become approver in Siraj Durrani case


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05 Mar, 2019 7:27 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Businessman Gulzar Ahmed – wanted accused of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) – agreed to become approver against Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani.

According to the sources, the NAB will present Gulzar Ahmed as approver in Agha Siraj Durrani case. It also said that Gulzar will be presented on behalf of Durrani’s family agent, adding that he will become approver to sell 750 million properties.

The sources also said that Gulzar Ahmad’s brother appeared before the NAB officials yesterday. However, Gulzar Ahmed is currently present in the US and his return is expected in the next few days.

It is pertinent to mention here that the arrest warrant was issued earlier for businessman Gulzar Ahmed as a part of inquiry regarding transfer of millions of rupees from bank account of Agha Siraj Durrani’s daughter.

Foreign currency, gold found in Siraj Durrani’s lockers

92 News obtained the details of various foreign currencies and gold found during a search of Agha Siraj Durrani and his family’s lockers.

According to the sources, the foreign currency included Saudi Riyals, pounds and dollars were found in the Durrani family’s lockers at a bank located in Defence’s Khayaban-e-Shamsheer. The sources said that the foreign currency worth equal to five million five hundred eighteen thousand and seven hundred forty-four rupees which were found in the lockers.

It was also reported that the gold items such as chains, rings, watches, bangles, bars, necklaces, medals and buttons were also found during the search. “Two kilo 14 grams gold items were found from one locker as well as one kilo 9 grams gold items were found from another locker.”

The sources quoted the worth of gold items, which found from Durrani’s and his family lockers, more than two billion rupees. It also said that the NAB tightened the grip around 25 officers which considered as close aide of the Sindh Assembly speaker.

On February 20, NAB had arrested Agha Siraj Durrani for investigation into assets disproportionate to his known sources of income and funds embezzlement charges. Afterwards, accountability court had sent Durrani on a three-day transit remand.



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