NAB arrests ex-CDA chairman Imtiaz Inayat Elahi, finance member Saeed-ur-Rehman

  • The bureaucrats are accused of misuse of authority during construction of Shakarparian Complex
Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested former chairman of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) Imtiaz Inayat Elahi and finance member Saeed-ur-Rehman on Tuesday.

According to the graft-buster, the two former bureaucrats have been nabbed on charges of misuse of authority during the construction of the Shakarparian Complex in Islamabad and inflicting damage to the national exchequer.

Imtiaz Inayat Elahi holds a decades-long career as a civil servant. He served as the CDA chairman from June 24, 2009 to December 9, 2011, after which he was posted as the secretary of the Capital Administration and Development Division.

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Moreover, Elahi also served as the additional secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Health, twice as the Islamabad deputy commissioner from 1989 to 1992 and 1996 to 1997.

The former CDA chief also performed duties as the commercial counselor, Pakistan High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and in CDA as director general (Environment).

He has served as the joint secretary in the Prime Minister’s Secretariat as well.