NAB files corruption reference against CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah

 ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) today (Tuesday) filed a corruption reference against Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah over alleged misuse of power in province’s energy-related projects.

According to details, the anti-corruption watchdog filed a corruption reference against Sindh CM Syed Murad Ali Shah in an accountability court of Islamabad. Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah and Abdul Ghani Majeed are among 17 persons who are nominated in the corruption reference by the anti-graft watchdog.

CM Murad is facing charges of misusing the power in the disbursement of funds for energy-related projects in Sindh. According to the reference, public funds worth billions have been embezzled for Nooriabad Power Company and Sindh Transmission and Dispatch Company.

Earlier in October 2020, it emerged that Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah and over 12 provincial cabinet members are on the radar of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) under corruption charges in separate cases.

Some of the cabinet members had been issued call-up notices in embezzlement cases by the bureau besides summoning the record of income and assets of others from concerned institutions and departments.