LAHORE: Accountability court on Thursday has sought details of Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique and Punjab Health Minister Khawaja Salman Rafique’s bank accounts in Paragon City case.
The court has also directed to submit transaction details of both brothers.
Earlier, Saad Rafique said that his and his family’s media trial was carried out despite efforts and achievements for Pakistan. He revealed that investigation against him has been sped up as elections’ date nears.
Not taken any land, loans or done any favoritism or nepotism, he clarified.
Saad Rafique said that false allegations, lies, political divisions and infighting will cause Pakistan irreparable harm, continuing judicial activism is strong because of the joint efforts of political parties against dictatorships.
On March 10, Saad Rafique had appeared in Supreme Court (SC) in a suo moto notice during which, he clarified Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar that he has no links with Paragon City. The CJP sought Rafique’s affidavit and asked him to say whatever he says before media.
Previously, NAB raided the office of Paragon City (Pvt) Ltd and took several files and laptops in possession. The raid was conducted in relation to ongoing probe against alleged irregularities in Ashiana Housing Scheme.
NAB had expanded the ongoing investigation against mammoth financial irregularities in Ashiana Housing Scheme and LDA City projects. The team of the NAB remained inside office of Paragon City (Pvt) Ltd for over two hours.