Khawaja brothers’ judicial remand extended for 14 days
LAHORE: An accountability court today extended judicial remand of former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique for 14 days in Paragon City scam case.
Jail officials produced the Khawaja brothers in the court on expiry of their judicial remand under tight security.
The accountability judge directed the jail authorities to present the PML-N leaders in the next hearing on May 16 along with a progress report.
NAB has finalised a reference pertaining to the Paragon City scam against the PML-N leaders.
After the chairman’s approval, the reference would be filed in the NAB court against former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique his brother Salman Rafique and Nadeem Zia.
It is pertinent to mention that NAB had launched an investigation into the alleged scam in November after a number of victims staged protests and held a press conference at the Lahore Press Club against what they termed housing society’s fraud.