LAHORE: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday arrested a suspect involved in a financial scam involving billions of rupees from the Allama Iqbal International Airport. Afzal Khaliq alias Double Shah of AK Forex Private Limited was taken into custody when he arrived at the airport. NAB officials had earlier placed his name on the Exit Control List (ECL). Khaliq is accused of cheating people out of their life savings by pretending to deal with Islamic financing. The officials said the accused will be produced before an accountability court in Peshawar to request his physical remand.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 14th, 2014.