On Monday Sindh High Court (SHC) granted bail to Nasir Abbas, former Karachi Development Authority (KDA) director-general, in illegal land allotment case.
A two-member bench headed by SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali M Shaikh had reserved its decision in March over an application of the ex-KDA D.G. Nasir Abbas seeking bail in corruption reference, the court granted bail to eight accused.
The bench ordered the accused to deposit surety bonds of Rs. one million each in the court.
The National Accountability Bureau has submitted references against Nasir Abbas and others in an accountability court related to the illegal allocation of 14 plots in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi.
According to the reference, all defendants are involved in the illegal allocation of 13 plots in Gulistan-e-Jauhar.
According to NAB, the illegal allocation of plots cost the national treasury Rs180 million.
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27 September, 2019