KARACHI, Pakistan

Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog arrested the owner of the country’s largest media group for allegedly acquiring land below the market price, an official confirmed. 

Mir Shakilur Rehman, the Chief Executive, and Editor-in-Chief of Jang Group, was taken into custody in Lahore where he appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NBA), a spokesperson of the bureau said in a statement.

He was charged with illegal obtaining land at a prime location in Lahore at below market price by the three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Rehman will go Friday before an accountability court in Lahore, the spokesperson added.  

The Jang Group,

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