ISLAMABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday appeared before the National Accountability Bureau’s Islamabad office in connection with the Roshan Sindh Programme graft reference related to the installation of solar streetlights in different districts of Sindh.
The case is related to the multi-billion-rupee fake bank accounts case being tried against the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leadership, including former president Asif Ali Zardari, party’s chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, Faryal Talpur and senior bankers and bureaucrats besides Shah.
Murad appeared before a combined investigation team of the NAB headed by the director-general of NAB Rawalpindi, Irfan Mangi.
The chief minister was given a questionnaire when he last appeared before the anti-graft watchdog on June 4. He was asked to come up with the answers. Multiple reports suggest that he answered most of the questions asked in the questionnaire.
Shah was earlier summoned on July 6 but he had excused himself after which he was re-summoned on Wednesday.
The bureau had demanded his written response on the questionnaire.