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Former VC Punjab University Remanded For 10 Days

Lahore (October 12, 2018): Accountability Court of Lahore on Friday approved 10 days physical remand of former Vice-Chancellor of Punjab University, Dr Kamran Mujahid.

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) produced Dr. Mujahid Kamran before the accountability court along with five other accused named Dr. Liaquat, Dr. Aurangzaib, Dr. Raas Masood, Dr. Kamran Zahid and Ameen Athar.

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During the hearing, the former VC maintained that he served with sheer honesty throughout his tenure.

Regarding charges of illegal appointments, Dr. Mujahid said that all hirings approved by him were presented before the syndicate. He refused to admit that none of the employee, he appointed, was ghost or fake, the official record of all employees exists, Karman added.

The court handed over Mujahid Kamran and other accused on 10 days physical remand to NAB.

The former VC is accused of committing gross irregularities during his stint at the varsity.

He is alleged to have to provide jobs at the university in violation of the laws.

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Earlier on October 11, Former vice chairman of Punjab University Mujahid Kamran was arrested on charges of corruption and irregularities.

Kamran was formally taken into custody after he appeared at the NAB office to record his statement.

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