Murad appears before NAB in Roshan Sindh case

June 4, 2020

ISLAMABAD : Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah appeared before the National Accountability Bureau here on Thursday. Later taking to media, the provincial chief minister said he has been told by the NAB officials that a questionnaire will be issued to him in the case. He said all-out efforts are being made to curb the spread of coronavirus. The chief minister was summoned in the Roshan Sindh programme in which he has been accused of illegally awarding contracts for purchase and distribution of solar lights in Sindh. The Sindh Roshan programme case is one of the many ones falling under the fake accounts case. It relates to the installation of solar-powered street lights allegedly on allegedly illegal contracts in various districts of Sindh. The chief minister arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday evening for the hearing. The bureau had also summoned Murad a few months back in the same investigation but he did not appear. Former chief minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has also appeared before NAB in the same case and had pleaded not guilty to any corruption charge. It was Qaim Ali Shah’s government that had approved the Sindh Roshan programme initiative.

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