According to judgement details, it is announced today by Special Judge Central Islamabad Malik Nazir Ahmad on last and final day of hearing and during the proceedings of the Hajj corruption case today on 3rd May 2016 at a court in Islamabad. Former DG Hajj Rao Shakeel has been sentenced to 30-years imprisonment by the court. Former Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Aftab Ahmed was also handed a 12-year imprisonment sentence.
Deputy Director FIA Waseem Ahmad Ranjha and lawyer Chaudhry Azhar represented the FIA during the proceedings of the case.
It is clearly found that are accused of being involved in financial fraudulent appropriation of funds and corruption with regard to the 2010 Hajj arrangements. FIA prosecutor Waseem Ahmed informed FIA authorities about the decision.
All three defendants were arrested within the court’s limits by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).
Rao Shakeel said that he was not satisfied with the court’s judgment and had full faith in the Almighty.