FIA arrests former federal minister

Published: November 1, 2010
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Habib Ullah Warraich is arrested for involvement in National Insurance Company Limited scandal.

Habib Ullah Warraich is arrested for involvement in National Insurance Company Limited scandal.

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has put the cuffs on former Federal Minister Habib Ullah Warraich  for his alleged involvement in the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) scandal.

The agency’s anti-corruption cell has taken the former minister into custody. Moreover, it has prepared another arrest warrant for his son, Mohsin Warraich, the co-accused.

Habibullah has been charged for selling 800 kanals to the NICL on inflated rates. Both father and son have been accused of making kickbacks.

At the moment, FIA has frozen Warraich’s assets worth Rs1.2 billion.

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Reader Comments (6)

  • parvez
    Nov 1, 2010 - 10:59AM

    Please also display in hold when in about a weeks time he is released
    and all charges are dropped for lack of evidence ha! Ha!Recommend

  • M TAUSEEF BARLAS
    Nov 1, 2010 - 1:29PM

    wonderful people, we have in Pakistan.Recommend

  • SQ
    Nov 1, 2010 - 3:28PM

    ummmm….what about the people who ‘bought’ the properties from these people? Can you blame someone for selling their property above market rates? Unbelievable!Recommend

  • Muhammed Hussain
    Nov 13, 2010 - 11:10AM

    Where are the directors who are responsible, 2 are absconders one is hiding in london on the pretence his wife needs medical attention a lie i am sure, but is busy spending his ill gotten gains. they should all be thrown in jail they . The government should name and shame those directors and show how much they looted.Recommend

  • mehnaz Khan
    Nov 13, 2010 - 10:52PM

    May Allah help us to get rid of these corrupt people… I am wondering how can a retired Major amass billion of rupees .. that tells us that about these politician who come into politics just for the sake of get rich through corrupt practices without having a single sense of patriotism .. they just think its time so loot as much they could .. unfortunate we are doomed .. we must get rid of these politicians.. give chance to new faces .. I think we need people like Imran Khan .. give him support thats the only chance we have..

    God Bless us ….Recommend

  • Rana Amjad
    Nov 22, 2010 - 3:49PM

    All thanks to Amin Faheem! Recommend

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