Cheema’s judicial remand extended


Staff Reporter


The judicial remand of former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) director general Ahad Cheema was extended for 14 days on Thursday in a case related to assets beyond known sources of income. Cheema was produced by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials before Lahore’s NAB court under strict security. Accountability court Judge, Chaudhry Ameer Muhammad Khan was hearing the case. During the hearing, the judge asked NAB’s Investigation Officer (IO) of the case to present detailed report before the court. Later the hearing was adjourned till September 26. According to anti-graft watchdog, Cheema possesses assets worth Rs600 million and had failed to satisfy the bureau regarding his sources of income. The properties owned by the ex-DG LDA allegedly include several plots in various housing schemes in Lahore and Islamabad, agricultural lands, flats and houses.