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Housing society case: Khawaja Asif appears before NAB

Housing society case: Khawaja Asif appears before NAB
July 3, 2020
LAHORE (92 News) – Former foreign minister Khawaja Asif on Friday appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a case pertaining to alleged corruption in the Sialkot housing society. According to the details garnered, the accountability bureau directed the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader to appear on July 3 (Friday) along with relevant documents at 11am. Earlier on June 26, Khawaja Asif had skipped NAB appearance in the Kent View Housing Society case due to the budget session of National Assembly. He failed to appear before bureau in Sialkot Cantt Housing Society case. He has been directed to bring relevant documents to NAB’s Lahore office. Asif told the bureau and he can’t appear on Friday because he has to attend a post-budget session in the National Assembly. NAB has accused Asif of illegally building a private housing project, Kent View Housing Society, in Sialkot. He has been asked to submit details of the funds invested in the project by his family members along with a money trail. He is also alleged misuse of power. The bureau claimed that the society did not stick to its original layout of 137 kanals and spread over to state land. The plots on public land have been sold to people. Asif’s wife, Musarrat Ali, and son, Asad Asif, are also being investigated in the case.