NAB gets 45 days to probe land allotment to Bahria Town

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KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to complete within 45 days its investigation into alleged illegal allotment of state land to Bahria Town, a leading real estate firm.

A two-judge bench comprising Justices Amir Hani Muslim and Khilji Arif Hussain also directed the NAB to file a reference against those involved in the matter before the administrative judge of the accountability courts after completing its investigation.

The bench was hearing a number of applications against illegal allotment of land and adjustment of land in 43 Dehs by the Malir Development Authority.

The counsel for the NAB filed an interim inquiry report in a sealed envelop and informed the judges that the inquiry into the matter had been concluded and converted into investigation.

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