NAB arrests PPP MPA Farrukh

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Our Correspondent

The National Accountability Bureau arrested Pakistan People’s Party leader Khursheed Shah’s son Farrukh Shah following the court orders on Saturday.

After arresting the PPP lawmaker from PS-24 Sukkur-III, the anti-corruption watchdog officials shifted Farrukh Shah to the NAB headquarters

The court directed NAB officials to produce Shah on June 14. Earlier in the day, Farrukh Shah surrendered himself before the accountability court in Sukkur in assets beyond income case.

A member of provincial assembly Farrukh Shah, the son of Pakistan People’s Party leader Khursheed Shah has been among 18 accused in 1.23 billion rupees corruption reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau. Farrukh Shah had earlier filed a bail petition in the Supreme Court.

The top court had directed him to surrender within three days besides assuring his presence in the hearing of assets beyond income reference.

His father, Khursheed Shah has spent 21 months in detention after being arrested by the anti-corruption watchdog’s Sukkur chapter on September 18, 2019.

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