KARACHI: NAB after intensifying its operations against land grabbers and miscreants involved in China Cutting, has arrested two Directors and one Additional Director of KDA, namely Abdul Qavi Khan, ex- Director KDA, Rashid Aqeel, Director Master Plan and Muhammad Nasir Sheikh, Additional Director KDA in addition to a private person Anjum Jameel Siddiqui.

Initially a joint Investigation Team (JIT) comprising of officers of NAB, Pakistan Rangers and FIA was constituted, which mutually shared information about notorious land grabbers and initiated inquiry against ‘China Cutting’ mafia.

Two persons namely Muhammad Mujeeb Ullah Siddiqui and Faisal Masroor Siddiqui were arrested earlier, and on their pointation and lead, important documents were collected, which have now further facilitated the arrest of above stated actual culprits, the Directors and Additional Directors of KDA.

The above said KDA officers were allegedly involved in illegal construction and sale / purchase of plots in a Housing Scheme named “University Hill Villas” located at Block-1, Gulistan-e-Johar, Scheme-36, Karachi on land reserved for water conduit and High Tension Line of K-Electric.

Interrogation of the arrested accused will further identify the involvement of other miscreants after which the operations against the land grabbers in the whole province will gain impetus.

Sources said the affairs of Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) were also being monitored and analyzed and officers of the authority facilitating land grabbing and illegal construction would also be taken to task.