LNG case: NAB team returns empty-handed from Miftah’s residence
KARACHI: A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team on Thursday conducted raid at the residence of former finance minister Miftah Ismail in Karachi to arrest him in a multi-billion-rupee case pertinent to award of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import contract, ARY News reported
The anti-graft watchdog returned empty-hand as Miftah Ismail was not at his residence when the team raided, said sources.
According to the details, a NAB team, accompanied by heavy contingents of police and law enforcement agencies arrived at Miftah’s residence to take him into custody. The NAB team and women security officials entered in Miftah’s residence and searched his home but could not find the former finance minister.
NAB sources claimed,” The former minister for finance has been in hiding from a possible arrest.”
Miftah Ismail was summoned today in NAB’s Islamabad Office in context to the corruption allegations against him over misuse of power in allotting LNG quotas during his tenure.
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