Fake accounts’ case: Younus Qidwai’s frontman returns plot worth Rs600 million
ISLAMABAD: A frontman of Younus Qidwai, one of the nine accused included Omni Group’s Abdul Ghani Majeed, Mohammad Hussain Syed, Najam Zaman and others in fake accounts’ case, has returned Rs600 million worth plot to Karachi Development Authority (KDA), ARY News reported on Friday.
Nadeem, who became an approver during an interrogation carried out by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), handed over documents of the plots allocated for temple and government library to the KDA officials.
KDA administration, in its letter sent to the anti-corruption watchdog, confirmed that the accused has submitted stamp papers for handing over ownership rights of the plots, sources said.
It is pertinent to mention here that NAB Rawalpindi had filed a corruption reference in the case.
On April 3, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed the first reference with respect to the fake bank accounts probe in an accountability court of Islamabad.
The reference filed against nine accused included Omni Group’s Abdul Ghani Majeed, Younus Qidwai, former administrator of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Mohammad Hussain Syed, Najam Zaman and others.
The accused were allegedly involved in illegal allotment of an amenity plot.
In a key development after the filing of the first NAB reference in fake bank accounts case which was reported by ARY News quoting sources that Younus Qidwai, one of the accused in the reference, returned back two plots to the accountability bureau.
Younus Kidwai is a partner of former president Asif Ali Zardari in the Park Lane estate, sources said.
Kidwai is facing charges of illegal allotment of the plots of a temple and library in Karachi.