KARACHI: Accountability court (AC) today remanded Sohail Majeed, aide of Balochistan Finance Secretary Mushtaq Raisani in National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) custody, on three-day transit remand.

The court ordered authorities concerned to ensure appearance of the culprit before court in Quetta.

Majeed was arrested in Karachi’s Defense area on Mushtaq Raisani’s identification.

While recording his statement, Majeed revealed that Rs 260 million out of Rs 730 million seized from Raisani’s residence was his share.

At least Rs 730 million was seized in cash from suspended finance secretary’s house last week. Gold worth Rs 40 million was hauled away as well.

Sohail Majeed is a government contractor who has revealed that Raisani acquired the funds from the government, for a development project in Kalat. The amount was divided in four shares while the project was worth Rs 1.5 billion, he said.

The corrupt contractor revealed that key politicians were involved in the mega scandal.