Rs.6 billion land scam,MNA Anjum Aqeel was arrested

Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz MNA Anjum Aqeel was arrested from courtroom on Saturday after an especial court here rejected his bail plea in the Rs6 billion National Police Foundation land scam case.
The PML-N lawmaker appeared before the jury in hearing of Rs6 billion land scam case where the judge refused to extend his interim bail, rejecting his plea, after which Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials arrested Aqeel from the court premises.
Speaking to newsmen outside the court afterwards, the MNA’s lawyer Babar Butt said Aqeel was not only owner of the land but there was another share holder with him who had got stay order of the court.
Butt said the lawmaker has taken oath in the court to withdraw from 23-kanal land.
The MNA, who had been given 14 extensions in the case, was allegedly involved in the Rs6 billion corruption in several land purchases by the NPF along with other accused.

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