LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore arrested on Monday Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s ticket holder from NA-59 Rawalpindi-III in connection with Saaf Pani Company corruption case.
Engineer Qamarul Islam, who has served as the chairman of the Saaf Pani Company, is accused of having awarded contracts for 84 water treatment plants at a higher price.
According to the NAB, Islam misused his position and awarded contracts at a higher rate.
The arrest comes a day after the PML-N fielded Islam against Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in NA-59 constituency.
Responding to a question about the arrest of PML-N candidate from NA-59 constituencyQamar-ul-Islam, Nawaz said that he was upset when he learned of Islam’s arrest.
We would get more information about his arrest, he added.
On the other hand, former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar said that the NAB action was condemnable.
The former interior minister said that this could make the election controversial.