PU’s ex-VC, others sent to prison on 14-day remand

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PU’s ex-VC, others sent to prison on 14-day remand

LAHORE: Dr. Mujahid Kamran, former vice chancellor (VC) Punjab University (PU) and other accused of irregularities have been sent to prison on 14-day judicial remand.
On the directions of an accountability court of Lahore on Monday, the accused were sent on the judicial remand.
The legal counsel of Kamran contended the authority of the anti-corruption body during his arguments, saying that his client is charged with bogus appointments in the varsity, “how could the NAB arrest someone merely on the allegations of making fake hirings?”
Later, the court sent the accused to jail on 14 days judicial remand.
During the last hearing, the court accorded the permission to NAB for a 10-day remand of all educationists.
The National Accountability Bureau arrested Dr. Mujahid Kamran on charges of irregularities during his tenure in Punjab University.

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