KARACHI: While the matter of investigation by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in the case of fake bank accounts related to Sindh Roshan Programme is underway, the accountability watchdog has decided to file a reference in the court against the chief minister in this regard.
NAB sources said preparations had been started to file a reference against Murad Ali Shah.
They said the NAB chairman had directed Director General NAB Irfan Mangi to file a reference immediately after Eid ul Adha.
On Jun4, Sindh CM Murad Shah had arrived at the NAB’s Rawalpindi office for interrogation into a corruption reference.
He is alleged of holding fake bank accounts and misusing his authority by giving illegal contracts for different projects. He was mainly interrogated about the solar street lights case, in which the NAB has already recovered about Rs290 million through plea bargain. While two people have become approver in the said case.
Murad Ali Shah had said that solar street lights project was initiated following approval of the provincial assembly.