KARACHI: Sindh High Court has ordered Assistant Attorney General and Prosecutor NAB to appear with necessary documents and preparations at the next hearing on the request of two accused arrested in the Fazaia Housing Scheme scandal.
A two-member bench comprising Justices K K Agha and Justice Abdul Mabin Lakho has been granted bail on the plea of two accused arrested in the Fazaia Housing Scheme scandal. The applicant’s lawyer took the stand that despite being granted bail, the NAB arrested both.
Prosecutor argued that the court did not prevent the accused from arresting, the court had ordered that the illegal action should not be taken against them, arrested the accused in accordance with the law for investigation of fraud charges.
The law ministry and other parties in the court sought time to submit the reply, which the court dissolved on the Assistant Attorney General. The court ordered Assistant Attorney General Irfan Aziz Memon to appear before us for a reply.
The seriousness of the federal government in the important nature of the court’s remarks is beyond comprehension. The court extended the interim bail of the accused Ata Khalir and others on February 13, ordering the NAB prosecutor and assistant attorney general to appear with the necessary documents and preparations at the next hearing.
It may be recalled that NAB Karachi has launched an investigation against the Fazaia Housing Scheme. NAB inquiry was decided following the request of the Air Force Project victims. The victims of the Fazaia Housing Scheme are more than 6,000, with a large number of frauds.
Rs 13 billion was spent on the scheme by the victims. The two accused are from the Maxim Marketing Company, including the two sons, Tanveer and Bilal.