Magsi remanded in NAB custody

Quetta—An Accountability Court has remanded ex-chairman, Balochistan Service Commission, Muhammad Ashraf Magsi in the custody of the National Accountability Bureau for four days, here on Tuesday.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan had earlier taken ex-chairman, Balochistan Public Service Commission, Muhammad Ashraf Magsi in custody for misuse of powers and involvement in illegal recruitment.
A spokesman for NAB Balochistan said that the NAB team produced Ashraf Magsi before the Judge of the Accountability Bureau, Majid Nasir who remanded him in the custody of the NAB for four days.
“Ashraf Magsi, former chairman of Balochistan Public Service Commission was arrested by the NAB for misuse of powers, involvement in illegal recruitment of two daughters, one son and several other persons. “The accused minted money in providing his help to several persons in illegal recruitment in government departments,” the spokesman said.
He said that a NAB investigation team had been interrogating the accused. “Ashraf Magsi was taken in the custody by the NAB following intelligence information of his involvement in illegal recruitment,” he said. Further probe was underway.
The NAB spokesman further said that NAB Balochistan had accelerated its efforts to arrest the accused in massive financial corruption in different government departments.—APP

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