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NAB Arrest Fawad Hassan Fawad in Ashiana Scam

Lahore (July 05, 2018):  The National Accountability Bureau has arrested Fawad Hassan Fawad, former secretary to the prime minister in Ashiana Iqbal scam, sources said.

Fawad had been summoned by NAB today for questioning in the housing scheme scam. He has appeared at least thrice before as part of NAB’s investigation.

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However, NAB officials said the top civil servant has not been arrested and his questioning is still under way.

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Fawad served as former PM Nawaz Sharif’s principal secretary and is considered close to the former premier.

Fawad is wanted for his alleged role in illegally awarding the contract for Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing Scheme of the Punjab government.

Fawad is also being probed by NAB for possession of assets beyond known sources of income as well as for alleged illegal award of CNG contracts.

According to NAB, the contract for the housing scheme was won by a construction company titled Chaudhry Latif and Sons.

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