QUETTA: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a reference against former lawmakers, an owner of a shopping centre and six others for illegally leasing out state land at throwaway prices.

Balochistan NAB officials claimed on Thursday that Abdul Qahar Wadan, former MNA and Nazim of Zarghoon town, Quetta, had illegally leased out the state land to a relative and later received money in the bank account of his brother.

Later, former member of the Balochistan Assembly and mayor of Quetta Dr Kaleemullah by misusing his authority gave extension of the same state land and illegally leased it out to Dr Haroon, owner of a shopping centre.

Published in Dawn, November 22nd, 2019

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