Islamabad - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Rawalpindi, on Friday presented one of the main accused of Modaraba scam Hafiz Mukhtar, director of Mufti Ehsan-ul-Haq Fiazi Group of Industries Gujranwala, before an accountability court.

The court granted 12 days physical remand of Mukhtar, who was arrested by NAB Rawalpindi on Thursday last. Mukhtar is allegedly involved in Rs 7.5 billion Modaraba scam by cheating public at large in the ploy of Islamic mode of investment.

The NAB Rawalpindi is currently investigating 93 cases of multibillion rupees scam and has so far received more than 35000 applications from scam affectees. The NAB has recovered Rs 1.734 billion (including luxury cars, 4000 Kanal of land and 5 houses).

The NAB has so far arrested 30 accused in Modaraba scam including Ghulam Rasool Ayubi, M Khalid, Hussain Ahmed, Mufti Shabbir Usmani, Sajjad Ahmed, Muhammad Irfan, Hamid Nawaz, Mufti Ehsanul Haq, Obaidullah, Ibrarul Haq, Hafiz Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Moeen Aslam, Umair Ahmed, Nazir Ahmed, Ibrahim Alshoriam, M Usama, Aqeel Abbasi, Saifullah, Asif Javed, Bilal Khan Bangash, Khan Muhammad, Mateehur Rehman, Ijaz Anwar, Muhammad Saqib, Muhammad Ehsan, Muhammad Nauman Qureshi, Syed Aksheed Hussain, Adil Butt, Mufti Hanif Khan, and Hafiz Mukhtar. The NAB has filed 6 references in Modarba/Musharaka scam which are Mezban Stores, Fiazi Group of Companies, Bolan City, Al Waisay, Islamic Traders and    Elexer Group. Chairman NAB Qamar Zaman has directed to arrest corrupts and proclaimed offenders.

He said NAB is committed to striving hard for recovery of looted money from the corrupt so as to return it to affected people of the country.