LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday arrested former vice chancellor of the Sargodha University and five others for illegally opening sub-campuses in Lahore and Mandi Bahauddin.

According to a source, NAB arrested former VC Muhammad Akram, former registrar retired Brig Rao Jamil, Lahore campus former CEO Mian Javed, Mandi Bahauddin sub-campus CEO Waris and his partner Naeem and former director admin Akram.

He said the suspects made millions by opening illegal campuses.

The students of these campuses suffered a great deal as they could not get degrees.

The chief justice of Pakistan had taken a suo motu notice of the matter and directed the NAB to investigate it. The suspects will be presented before an accountability court for remand.

Published in Dawn, October 9th, 2018