Lahore (Staff Report): An accountability Court hearing Ashiana Housing Scheme scandal on Monday handed Chief Executive of Bismillah Engineering Services Shahid Shafiq over to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on a physical remand till March 5.

According to details, Shahid Shafiq was arrested on the identification of former Director General (DG) of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Ahad Cheema after it was discovered that Rs.14bn contract had been granted to Bismillah Services despite the company being a C-4 category subsidiary company of Paragon City.

He was presented in the court of magistrate Syed Ali Jawad Naqvi during which, NAB lawyer told that Shahid Shafiq took contract of Ashiana Housing Scheme on fake documents that badly affected the country’s treasure.

Shafiq’s counsel raised objection when NAB demanded his physical remand, saying that media trial of his client is being held. 

The medical report of Shahid Shafiq termed torture allegations of his wife as baseless, revealing that the accused is mentally and physically healthy. He was also allowed to meet his wife at NAB office.