KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) informed NAB Court that high profile accused namely Kamran Micheal, former federal minister for ports and shipping, has been arrested from Lahore and will be produced before this court after transit remand. He was involved in illegal allotment of KPT lands, getting huge bribe money.
On February 09, 2019, NAB officials informed the court that in a major breakthrough, NAB Karachi has arrested the above-mentioned suspect from Lahore wanted in corruption case. He has been charged for illegally getting three commercial and flat site plots of prime locations of KPT cooperative housing society (Mai Kolachi area) Karachi to his favourites, against which he received huge bribe money.
Court was informed that the former minister abused his authority by influencing the officials to carry out illegal orders of making allotments in 2013 and he remained minister for ports and shipping during 2013 to 2016 and held other portfolios as well in federal cabinet during different tenures.
NAB officials also informed that a corruption reference with respect to 16 such plots was already filed by NAB Karachi, in which evidence against Kamran Micheal for receiving bribe was unearthed during investigation in the case.