ISLAMABAD : The Federal Investigation Company arrested Thursday former chairperson of Evacuee Believe Belongings Board, Asif Hashmi, at the directives of Leader Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar over embezzlement fees.
Hashmi was once arrested from the court docket at Very best Courtroom, the place he had gave the impression for a case associated with embezzlement of round Rs1.five billion in an ETPB deal.
A 3-member bench of Very best Courtroom was once coping with the case that was once initiated over the sale of ETPB land value billions of rupees for peanuts – on which the then leader justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Chaudhry, additionally took suo motu understand.
Throughout a listening to at the case, the then CJP had seen that ETPB made an unlawful settlement by way of final their eyes and added that based on the charter and legislation the ETPB land may just neither be bought nor will also be exchanged with different land.
Hashmi left for Pakistan on February 10 from Dubai, the place he was once arrested in 2016. He’s a pace-setter of Pakistan Peoples Birthday celebration, who served because the chairperson of ETPB between 2007 and 2013. After finishing his tenure he left for Dubai in April 2016.
Orignally revealed by way of INP
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