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Former NICL chairman, five others sentenced to prison in land scam case

KARACHI: An accountability court on Saturday sentenced six people including former National Insurance Corporation Limited (NICL) chairman Ayaz Khan Niazi in a case pertaining to a land scam, ARY News reported. The court announced its verdict in the case and sentenced to seven years, all the six accused, including former chairman Ayaz Niazi and barred them from holding any public office for 10 years. Accused in the case include Amin Qasim Dada, Hur Rihai Gardezi, Amir Hussain, Zahid Hussain and Mohammad Zahoor.…

Former NICL chairman’s acquittal in land scam set aside

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday set aside a ruling of an accountability court which acquitted former chairman of the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) Ayaz Khan Niazi in the mega land scam case.  A two-judge bench of the high court granted an appeal filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) challenging Niazi’s acquittal. It directed the trial court to rehear the reference and take into account the market value of the property involved in the scam. The accountability court had earlier…