LHC Cancels Revenue Officials Bails In Land Scam

LHC cancels revenue officials bails in land scam

LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 03rd Nov, 2016 ) : The Lahore High Court (LHC) Thursday cancelled interim bails of former additional collector Amir Ateeq and other revenue officials involved in a land scam. Justice Abdul Sami Khan passed the order while allowing a plea filed by Punjab Prosecution Department for bail cancellation of the accused. Earlier, Additional Prosecutor General Abdul Samad submitted that the accused misused their authority and got transferred 1205 kanals costly government land in their Names through fake documents.

He submitted that the accused caused loss to national kitty, but an anti-corruption court granted an interim bail to the accused. He pleaded the court to cancel the interim bail granted to the accused. However, the accused's counsel contended that all allegations levelled against them were baseless. He pleaded with the court to dismiss the petition. However, the court agreed with contentions of the prosecutor and cancelled interim bails of former Additional Collector Amir Atteeq, Niab Tehsildar Arif Ali Qadir, Patwari Pervaiz, Patwari Abdul Jalil and co-accused Ibrahim Khalid, Muhammad Aslam and others.