QUETTA: The National Accountability Bureau, Balochistan, on Thursday arrested another suspect in a scam involving billions of rupees in Quetta.
Ahmed Jan, the owner of Three-A Alliance franchise company, was hiding after accumulating a huge amount of money from the people of Loralai district.
Sources said that the alleged fraudulent auto firm was run by Kashif Qamar and it had deprived thousands of people of their hard-earned money on the promise of providing them with new motorcycles on a fixed monthly profit.
After receiving complaints from a large number of people, the NAB Balochistan on the directives of its director general initiated an investigation against the firm for allegedly looting billions of rupees from the people of Balochistan.
During the probe, it was revealed that Three-Alliance Bolan Motors (Pvt) Ltd chief Kashif Qamar and the franchise owner had deprived thousands of people of their hard-earned money.
The affected people were lured by the firm through its advertisements on social media and other platforms.
The firm through its franchises booked thousands of bikes and issued receipts to the people who invested their money with them.
The NAB Balochistan after completing its investigation filed a reference against 11 people, including the owner of the firm.
The director general of the NAB Balochistan while issuing directives for early arrest of main accused Qashif Qamar said that elements involved in looting people would be taken to task.
“With the support of civil society, the corrupt mafia would not be allowed to embezzle public money and cheat public at large,” he said.
Published in Dawn, September 25th, 2020