NAB launches probe against Sardar Sher Ali Gurchani

By: News Desk      Published: 11:43 AM, 1 Jul, 2020
NAB launches probe against Sardar Sher Ali Gurchani

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has initiated an investigation against former Deputy Speaker Punjab Assembly Sardar Sher Ali Gurchani, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday, quoting its sources.

The sources said after the approval of NAB Chairman, NAB Lahore wrote letters to various departments seeking information regarding Sher Ali Gurchani.

The record of Sher Ali Gurchani's agricultural, commercial properties, bank accounts and other assets has been sought by the NAB.

The NAB had already obtained record of the former deputy speaker from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and income tax returns of the former Deputy Speaker from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

A formal summon of the former deputy speaker will be decided after the investigation, the sources further said.

He was first elected to the Assembly Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) from constituency PP-247 (Rajanpur-I) in 2008 Pakistan’s general election. Sher Ali Gorchani served as Deputy Speaker of Provincial Assembly of Punjab from June 2013 to May 2018.