NAB asked to file reference in M6 land scam case.

HYDERABAD -- The accountability court judge of Hyderabad on Tuesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file a reference in the multibillion-rupee land scam case of the M6 Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway.

The court adjourned the matter for March 28 while fixing hearing of the bail applications of three accused for March 22. The judge asked the NAB investigating officer to complete the investigation and file a reference before the court. It has not passed order on the NAB application seeking physical remand of the prime accused in the matter.

All the accused who were in custody and on bail were present. Former Matiari deputy commissioner Adnan Rasheed, former assistant commissioner Mansoor Abbasi and Sindh Bank's former manager Tabish Shah complained of maltreatment by the NAB during the interrogation in Nara prison, Hyderabad.

They said they had been beaten by the NAB officials during the interrogation of the case. Asking them to file an application in that regard, the judge said he would call a report from the...

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