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An accountability court on Tuesday extended the judicial remand of former Director General (DG) Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Ahad Cheema and Shahid Shafique till July-4.

As per details garnered, the court resumed hearing of Ashiana Housing Scheme case here in Lahore today. Prime accused Cheema and Bismillah Construction’s chief executive Shahid Shafiq appeared before the court amid tight security.

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National Accountability Court (NAB)—during the hearing—adopted the stance Punjab Land Development Company inked the agreement on Jan-20, 2015 with Paragon Housing Society to construct the Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing Society whereas as much as 16000 underprivileged citizens submitted money worth Rs610 mln. The legal counsel of anti-graft watchdog further went on to say that project had not been completed yet.

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