The Govt has secretly approved to put the name of property tycoon and owner of Bahria Town, Riaz Malik on Exit Control List (ECL) for occupying Evacuee Trust Property Board.Sources said that summary was circulated to few members of cabinet.
The decision was taken by cabinet which was chaired by Prime Minister, Imran Khan on Jan 25, 2019. Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE), Punjab, had recommended to place name of real estate tycoon for grabbing land of ETPB. Interior ministry had moved a summary to cabinet to place name on ECL for illegally occupying the land of Evacue Trust Property Board, an official familiar with the development told this correspondent.
A senior official of the Interior Ministry, when contacted to confirm the news told this correspondent that he is not authorized to speak with media but requesting on the condition of anonymity confirmed the news.
The JIT on Money Laundering and Fake Accounts had also recommended putting the names of politicians and legislators from Sindh, property tycoons, owners of banks, industrialists and bureaucrats on ECL. Except for the leaders of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), some of the prominent persons whose names have been recommended for placing on the Exit Control List (ECL) include Malik Riaz, owner of Bahria Town housing schemes and Zain Malik, the son-in-law of Malik Riaz.