NAB arrests former IG Punjab

Express May 10, 2010

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested the ex IG Punjab Mian Amin from the premises of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday.

Sources said that he was arrested by NAB officials on charges of involvement in the Rs45 million embezzlement scam.

Mian Amin had gone to the court to appeal for further release as he was on interim bail.

According to NAB sources, Mian Amin is a primary accused in the embezzlement scam. He was present in the court  in order to ask for further release. He had also wanted to file another petition for his release but did not get the time as he was arressted by NAB officials on the court's orders.

The NAB prosecutor told the court that he was not cooperating in investigations. The court observed that he should not be given any kind of relief and his bail had also been cancelled.

Former IG Punjab Mian Amin also served as IG Sindh , Islamabad and DG FIA. He was IG Punjab under Nawaz Sharif's government. He later went to Spain as an ambassador.


Ali Haider | 13 years ago | Reply Now someone will come up and say on his behalf that he is all innocent. I hope the court hears the case of urgent bases recovers the money.
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