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Ex-minister gets 7-year jail term


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LAHORE, July 5: An accountability court on Friday awarded a jail term of seven years and Rs370 million fine to former provincial minister Malik Mushtaq Awan for committing fraud in contracts of the Sheikhupura district council.

The National Accountability Bureau had filed a reference in 2002 against Awan and others on charges of causing huge loss to the Sheikhupura district council by awarding illegal contracts.—Staff Reporter

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Mazhar Hasan Jul 06, 2013 10:26am

GREAT! Let the punishment be implemented. Seven years behind the bars (but not as a VIP) might knock some sense in him and other corrupt politicians.

Sajid684 Jul 06, 2013 10:28am

Good job done by NAB. There are many more to be taken to task