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Lahore AC Extends Physical Remand of Former DG LDA

LAHORE: An Accountability Court of Lahore on Saturday extended judicial remand of former director general Lahore Development Authority (LDA), Ahad Cheema, till May 25 for his involvement in the corruption of billions of rupees in the LDA city project.

Over the end of Ahad Cheema judicial remand, he was produced before the accountability court.

As per prosecutor anti-graft body, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) the owner of Alfa state Asif Malik and Abdul Rasheed have allegations of misappropriations of funs worth billions with the collusion of former dg LDA, Ahad Cheema.

According to the initial report accused were first development partner in the LDA city but they sold plots illegally worth millions of rupees.

Ahad Cheema, Shahid Shafiq, Nadeem Zia and other accused with collusion committed fraud by selling files of worth Rs 9.70 billion.

The NAB prosecutor said that the LDA has sold out 1712 files of the LDA city up till now and collected money in this regard while the prosecutor added that the accused also included former chief metropolitan officer LDA, Waseem Ahmed Khan, former director metropolitan officer LDA Khalid Hussain Lodhi, former ADG (housing).

The Court extended physical remand of Ahad Cheema for further `14-day and instructed to submit a complete report on the next hearing.