LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday arrested one of the senior-most bureaucrats, Fawad Hasan Fawad, in the Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme scam, Newsone reported.
However, NAB officials claimed that no arrest has been made but the top civil servant is being investigated.
Earlier, Fawad was summoned by NAB today for questioning in the housing scheme scam. He has appeared at least thrice before as part of NAB’s investigation.
Fawad served as former PM Nawaz Sharif’s principal secretary and is considered close to the former premier.
Ashiana Iqbal Housing scheme revolves around the corruption allegations over few Punjab’s bureaucrat, who allegedly were involved in Housing scams on the behest of provincial ministers.