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NAB arrests former DG Sports Board Punjab

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LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has taken former Director-General Punjab Sports Board Usman Anwar into custody over corruption charges, ARY News reported on Friday.

According to NAB, Usman Anwar is accused for embezzling of funds in Punjab sports festival.

Usman Anwar had served as DG Punjab Sports Board during the tenure of former Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) minister Rana Mashood.

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The anti-graft watchdog will produce the accused before the accountability court tomorrow (Saturday).

Earlier this month, Provincial Minister for Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Punjab Sibtain Khan was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in relation to corruption charges against him.

The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) politician was allegedly involved in handing out illegal tenders in his ministry.

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