The reference has been approved against Asif Javed alias Maulana Ibrahim, the main accused in this case, Mufti Osama and nine other accused persons on charges of corruption, corrupt practices and cheating public at large in the ploy of Islamic mode of investment.
The reference has been approved by Director General (DG) NAB Rawalpindi, exercising powers delegated to him by NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudry under National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999.
The Regional Bureau has so far received more than 20,000 claims in this case. 14,000 claims have been registered.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Regional Bureau Rawalpindi is currently investigating 93 cases of multi-billion Modarba scam and has so far received 40,139 claims from scam affectees. The Bureau has recovered Rs1.691 billion and filed five references in this mega scam.
So far 16 accused persons have been arrested in Modarba scam including Mufti Ehsan-ul-Haq, Mufti Ibrar-ul-Haq, Hafiz Muhammad Nawaz, Moeen Aslam, Obaidullah, Mufti Shabbir Ahmad Usmani, Sajjad Ahmed, Asif Javeed, Ghulam Rasool Ayubi, Muhammad Hussain Ahmed, Hamid Nawaz, Muhammad Irfan, Bilal Khan Bangash, Matiur Rehman , Muhammad Nauman Qureshi and Syed Aksheed Hussain.
NAB is committed to eliminate corruption from the society and striving hard for recovery of the looted money so as to provide relief to the poor affected people of the country.