Former govt booked opponents in false cases: Murad Ali Shah

Former govt booked opponents in false cases: Murad Ali Shah


KARACHI: The former government registered political opponents in false cases, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said on Thursday.

Murad Ali Shah, an accused in Nooriabad Power Project reference, was talking to media here after attending the court hearing.

He said that the next date of the case hearing has been fixed at July 07. “Who will be made accountable of these cases of political victimization,” he asked. “It is a false case, which is loss of time and money,” he said.

Sindh chief minister commenting on the recent amendment in the NAB law, said that it has been amended as per the instructions of the high court and supreme court.

He advised the President to follow the Parliament and not the whims of an individual. “If the President not signed the legislation, it will become a law on the 10th day,” Sindh CM said.

Sindh chief minister Murad Ali Shah is facing charges of abusing his power to pay for energy-related projects in the province, according to references submitted by NAB.

It claims billions of dollars worth of public funds were misappropriated to Nooriabad Power Company and Sindh Transmission and Dispatch Company.

Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah is one of 17 named in the corruption case.

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