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KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday arrested a man after the Supreme Court cancelled his interim bail in Islamabad.

“NAB Karachi arrested an accused, Mehmood Sharif, after cancellation of his interim bail by the Supreme Court,” said a spokesperson of the anti-graft watchdog here.

The held suspect was wanted in a reference against Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader and former federal minister for ports and shipping Babar Khan Ghauri and MQM-P MPA Javed Hanif pertaining to 940 illegal appointments in the Karachi Port Trust (KPT).

The NAB spokesperson alleged that the appointments were made in “violation of rules and codal formalities”.

Published in Dawn, January 22nd, 2019