20 luxury vehicles recovered from ex-NAB chief’s warehouse ‘belong to Qatari prince’

  • Qatari consulate insists the vehicles were imported to Pakistan legally for hunting in the South Asian country

RAWALPINDI – The Customs officials on Monday recovered at least 20 luxury vehicles in a raid at a warehouse owned by former National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chief Saifur Rehman.

According to the details, the vehicles were recovered from a compound of Redco Textile Mills located in Kallar Syedan area of Rawalpindi on the orders of Director General (DG) Customs Intelligence Shaukat Ali.

At least 40 vehicles were present in the compound out of which 20 were shifted before the operation and all of the vehicles bearing the number plates of Qatar Embassy.

Saifur Rehman, a close aide of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, owns the textile mills.

Moreover, Qatar’s consulate responded on Tuesday and stated that the former PML-N Senator currently has 26 cars in his possession, which are owned by Qatar and stored in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi.

However, Customs officials said that the vehicles have been traced to a foreign consulate and no paperwork was provided upon request. The vehicles have been impounded by authorities.