NAB Karachi filed Reference against land grabber Javed Iqbal, owner of M/s Ghani Builders & Developers, Ghulam Mustafa Phul Ex-Member Land Utilisation (LU) Dept, SaqibSoomro Ex-Member LU Dept and others on the charges of misuse of authority and usurpation of govt land measuring 129-34 acres situated at 7x different Dehs of District East and Malir, Karachi.
The Reference is admitted under No. 5 of 2021 by Hon’ble Accountability Court Karachi. Accused Javed Iqbal is the mastermind and linchpin of the scam.
He, in connivance with revenue officers and his frontmen / employees, has been involved in usurpation of precious govt land measuring 129-34 acres by forged and fabricated documents through corrupt, dishonest and illegal means for his personal gains, thus causing loss of Rs. 1.55 billion to the National Exchequer.
Accused Javed Iqbal sold / occupied 60-30 acres of land to various builders / persons.
However, he could not sold 69-04 acres of state land due to timely action taken by NAB Karachi, resultantly same is in process of surrender / cancellations.
Accused Ghulam Mustafa Phul Ex-Member LU Dept and Ali Akbar Parhyar Ex-Mukhtiarkar Scheme-33, Karachi have been arrested.
Accused Javed Iqbal and Anwar Ali Panhwar Ex-Mukhtiarkar Scheme-33 Karachi are on interim pre-arrest bail.
Whereas, accused SaqibSoomro Ex-Member LU Dept, Nazir Amin Maqbool Ex-Mukhtiarkar Scheme-33, Karachi, Iftikharuddin and Iftikhar Ahmed Malik (Frontmen of Javed Iqbal) are Absconders.