Fake accounts case: Court extends Liaquat Qaimkhani’s judicial remand


ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has extended the judicial remand of former director-general Parks, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Liaquat Qaimkhani for 30 days, in a fake bank accounts case.

Qaimkhani was presented before the court of Judge Muhammad Bashir by the jail authorities, as his judicial remand had expired today.

The court extending his judicial remand for a month ordered jail authorities to present him before the court on November 6 again.At the last hearing of the case, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials had requested the court to extend the physical remand of the former DG Parks KMC, but the court while denying the request had ordered to send him to jail on judicial remand.

Qaimkhani was taken into custody during a raid in the city’s PECHS Society by a NAB team on charges of awarding fake contracts in his capacity as DG Parks.

During the raid, the team had also recovered eight luxury cars, bonds and sophisticated arms in large numbers. Gold ornaments, key property documents of Karachi and Lahore bungalows, gold buttons and cufflinks were also seized.

The team had also recovered several files of KMC from his house and two lockers of six-feet each.