Rental energy initiatives corruption: NAB arrests former water and energy secretary Shahid Rafi

The Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday arrested former water and energy secretary Shahid Rafi within the rental energy initiatives corruption case.

In keeping with NAB sources, Rafi was arrested in a raid on his residence within the federal capital, whereas the NAB staff additionally seized essential paperwork from his home.

The previous federal secretary was shifted to the NAB Rawalpindi workplace after arrest. He’s anticipated to be introduced earlier than an accountability court docket on Saturday morning the place NAB will search his bodily remand.

The anti-graft watchdog is investigating the previous federal secretary for alleged corruption in awarding the contract for a rental energy undertaking to a personal firm.

In February, the NAB Government Board in a gathering presided over by chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal rejected Rafi’s request to switch his corruption reference to Islamabad from Quetta.