NAB recovers 10.6 billion rupees as seven accused in fake accounts case request plea bargain

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has recovered Rs10.6 billion through the plea bargain during the inquiry into the fake bank accounts case.

According to the details, NAB made the largest recovery of its history in the fake accounts case where a friend of former president Asif Zardari, Abdul Ghani Majeed and other seven accused made a plea bargain of 10.6 billion rupees.

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It is pertinent to mention here that one of the 28 inquiries in the fake bank accounts case is underway in Sindh government and steel mills lands case. As many as seven accused arrested by the NAB requested a plea bargain which was approved by the authorities.

The accused in the case have assured to return 10.66 billion rupees while also returning 266.175 acres of land to the provincial government of Sindh and steel mill through the anti-corruption unit.

The key accused in the fake bank accounts are Abdul Ghani Majeed, Hammad Shahid, Tariq Baig, Muhammad Iqbal, Muhammad Tauseef, Mohammad Amir, and Siraj Shahid.

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