NAB ‘freezes’ 14 bungalows illegally built on govt land in Karachi


KARACHI, Nov 05 (TNS): The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi, as part of their ongoing investigation into allotment of over two dozen acres of land to the “land mafia” worth Rs25 billion in Gulshan-i-Iqbal, has ‘frozen’ 14 bungalows built on one acre land, a NAB spokesperson said on Sunday.

The official added that an investigation was being conducted against Ghul Hassan Channa, ex-secretary, Board of Revenue, Sindh, and others on the charges of illegal allotment of government land to the “land mafia”.

Initially 25 acres of government land worth Rs25 billion was investigated and a reference will be filed soon in the accountability court in Karachi, said the official.

“In this connection in order to protect government land, NAB Karachi has frozen 14 bungalows illegally constructed on one acre land situated on survey No 303, deh Okaywary, in Gulshan-i-Iqbal,” said the spokesperson.