Chairman BSEK handed over to NAB on one-day remand


KARACHI: Accountability Court in Karachi has handed over Board of Secondry Education Karachi (BSEK) Chairman Anwar Ahmed Zai to NAB on one-day remand.


Karachi matric board chairman was arrested on corruption charges.

Anwar Ahmed Zai was presented before AC on Friday. Counsel for NAB told the court that a case of corruption and misuse of powers was registered against Anwar Ahmad in Hyderabad and he is to be produced before the court in Hyderabad.

Therefore, his remand may please be granted.

The court while accepting the plea of NAB handed over the accused to NAB on one-day remand.

According to NAB spokesperson, Zameer Abbasi, the investigative agency had been probing Zai’s alleged involvement in embezzlement of funds, illegal appointments and influencing examination boards, including the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Mirpurkhas.

His accomplices were also being searched for, the NAB official claimed, without mentioning names or designations of the accused.

The NAB’s statement maintained that complaints were registered from Mirpurkhas board; the name(s) and identity of complainant(s) were not shared with the media.

Zai was appointed BSEK chairman after he had served as BIEK chairman for six years he also had the additional charge of Mirpurkhas’ examination boards during this time.