NAB submits reply on Khwaja brothers’ acquittal plea

Our Correspondent
Friday, Dec 02, 2022

LAHORE: An accountability court Thursday adjourned the hearing of Paragon Housing scam until December 14. The court adjourned after the NAB submitted its reply on acquittal applications of Khwaja brothers. According to the reference, Qaiser Amin Butt, main accused in the Paragon Housing scam, voluntarily disclosed the facts related to the commission of offence and requested for pardon under Section 26 of the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999, which was granted by the competent authority. The NAB had filed the reference against Kh Saad Rafique, Kh Salman Rafique, Nadeem Zia Pirzada, his son Umer Zia and Farhan Ali. According to the reference, Saad Rafique, in connivance with his wife Ghazala, brother Salman, Qaiser Butt and Nadeem Zia, started a housing project namely Air Avenue, which was an illegal housing society.