KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) obtained important documents pertaining to properties and vehicles during a seven-hour raid at Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani’s residence in Karachi earlier this week, sources in the accountability watchdog said on Saturday.
NAB officials raided the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders house in Karachi’s Defence on Wednesday shortly after he was arrested from a private hotel in Islamabad in cases pertaining to corruption.
“Important documents pertaining to houses, properties and vehicles were obtained during the raid,” NAB sources said. “A memo was made of all items seized from Durrani’s house,” they added.
“We made a memo of the seized items in front of Durrani’s family and got his daughter to sign it,” the sources continued.
The NAB sources further refuted reports that they used force to make Durrani’s daughter sign the memo or harassed his family.
A list of all the items seized during the raid will be presented in court, the sources stated.
“Durrani’s investigation is ongoing in a positive direction,” they further said.
NAB arrested the Sindh Assembly speaker on February 20. An accountability court on February 21 remanded Durrani in NAB’s custody till March 1.
Durrani was under investigation in three cases pertaining to illegal appointments, accumulating assets beyond means, and embezzlement of funds.