ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to present former Managing Director of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Mir Shah Jahan Khetran before the Accountability Court tomorrow (Thursday) in order to get remand for another 14 days, The Nation has learnt.  

The apex court had cancelled Khetran's bail on Monday on a complaint of NAB that he (Khetran) was not cooperating with the bureau in ongoing investigations of different cases. After cancelation of his bail, the police arrested him from the premises of the Supreme Court and handed him over to NAB.

Sources in NAB informed that NAB's investigations had been successful in all cases. Khetran was involved in multiple charges, including more than 700 hundred illegal appointments, illegal leasing of PTDC land and misuse of funds. Sources said that the accused had confessed to 80 per cent charges leveled against him during investigation process so far.

They said that NAB has all documentary proofs against him and it was holding the investigations on those lines. "Khetran did not refuse even a single allegation or proof presented against him," they added. They mentioned that on the basis of successful investigations and recoveries, NAB has decided to get extension of 14 days in his remand.

Mir Shah Jehan Khetran was appointed MD PTDC by the government of Pakistan People's Party [PPP] but the incumbent government removed him from the post in December, 2013.