Narowal sports city case: NAB court approves 13-day physical remand of Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Accountability court on Tuesday has approved 13-day physical remand of former federal minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Ahsan Iqbal in Narowal sports city case.

During the hearing headed by judge Muhammad Bashir, the officials of anti-corruption watchdog requested to grant Ahsan Iqbal’s physical remand.

The court, while approving the physical remand, directed to re-produce the PML-N leader on January 6.

On Monday, NAB had arrested Ahsan Iqbal over his involvement in embezzlement of Narowal sports city project funds.

The anti-graft watchdog body alleged that Iqbal had illegally initiated a project of Rs 3 billion in Narowal; causing a loss worth billions to the national exchequer.

NAB claimed to have received a complaint that the Narowal Sports City was constructed at a cost of approximately Rs6 billion, which was a violation of rules and had incurred heavy losses to the national exchequer.