Mushtaq Raisani case: NAB recovers Rs 5.7 million from Quetta bakery

In another development in the Mushtaq Raisani’s mega corruption case, Balochistan National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday recovered Rs 5.7 million, gold, foreign currency and property papers from a bakery in Quetta.

According to NAB spokesperson, the raid was conducted on Samungli Road on a tipoff provided by contractor Asad Shah. During the interrogation, Shah has also revealed that a prominent personality deposited millions of rupees in his chef’s account.

Another alleged facilitator in the case has revealed that he had sent more than Rs 500 million to Dubai through hundi. After latest revelations, the anti-corruption watchdog has expanded the scope of investigation and more arrests are likely within next few days.

Balochistan Finance Secretary Mushtaq Raisani was arrested from his office at civil secretariat on May 6 after NAB officials raided his residence and recovered cash amounting to Rs 630 million and jewellery worth nearly Rs 40 million.

Other accomplices Sohail Majeed, Asad Shah and Khaliqabad Assistant Account Officer Nadeem Iqbal were arrested after interrogation from Raisani.

On the other hand, NAB has also issued three summons to Balochistan Finance Advisor Khalid Langove, however, he has been granted 15-day bail before arrest by the Islamabad High Court (IHC).

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