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Railways Losses Case: NAB Produces Saad Rafique Before SC

Islamabad (December 13, 2018): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Leader Khawaja Saad Rafique has appeared before Supreme Court of Pakistan in the infamous Railways losses case. The PML-N  Leader was produced before the Supreme court today in handcuffs.

A three-judge bench headed by the Chief Justice will hear the case against the member of National Assembly Saad Rafique, sources said.

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The SC had summoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique in a personal capacity today.

Saad, who was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on November 11 in connection to the Paragon Housing Society case, was brought to court by a team of officials of the accountability watchdog and police.

Earlier on December 11, officials from National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested  Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique after Lahore High Court rejected their bail plea in Paragon Housing Society scam.

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“The court’s decision confirmed substantive evidence against NAB suspects,” the accountability watchdog spokesperson said.

The Railways Losses Case

On April 7, the top judge had taken a Suo Motu notice of alleged Rs. 60 billion corruption in the Pakistan Railways. The top judge had also summoned railways minister, secretary and board members along with the audit report.

A week later, the apex court had ordered the complete audit of Pakistan Railways during the case hearing.

During the case’s hearing on April 28, the Supreme Court sought a report on the losses incurred by Pakistan Railways. The report found that losses of Pakistan Railways stand at Rs. 40 billion.

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