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April 17, 2018
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Ahad Cheema’s plague extends with NAB’s inquiry in HEC Laptop Scheme

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched its inquiry into Higher Education Commission (HEC) Laptop Scheme, strangling former director Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Ahad Cheema in the investigation.

The NAB has brought the probe in nexus, with an earlier contempt case of corruption in the Aashiana Housing Scheme, which announced arrest of Ahad Cheema on February 21.

It is pertinent to mention that the police has put Ahad Cheema on a physical remand since his arrest.

According to sources, NAB has decided upon running additional investigation which tantamount to any involvement in finances of the national exchequer and has already launched its probe in the HEC Laptop Scheme.

The probe will examine within the latency that the purchase of the scheme laptops were overly charged under Ahad Cheema’s responsibility.

The investigatory body has acquired the reports that read into the distributions that were handled during Ahad Cheema’s tenure in the Laptop Scheme.

On the other hand, the accountability court brought Ahad Cheema, a private company contractor Shahid Shafeeq, and other two convicts to appear for a hearing on completion of 14 day remand on Tuesday, under a strict contingent of police.


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