The judicial remand of Bank of Punjab (BOP) former President Hamesh Khan was extended till October 22, by an accountability court on Thursday. The court directed the national accountability bureau (NAB) to file the fraud reference against the accused by the next date of hearing.
American nationality holder Hamesh Khan is the key figure of BOP fraud case in which 12 billion rupees have allegedly been embezzled. Hamesh is charged with the illegal issuance of loans amounting to 5 million rupees for personal benefit. Hamesh managed flee the country even though he had been placed on the exit control list by the interior ministry. He was arrested in America and was brought back to Pakistan by the NAB.