Two subcontractors associated with Multan Metro Bus project has been arrested on Wednesday.
The accused contractors, identified as Salman Iqbal and Sheikh Ijaz Asghar, have been nominated over charges of showing association with Capital Engineering and Construction Company.
Both contactors claimed to have a contract for the Multan Metro Bus project and showing the project’s association with a Chinese company, Yabaite.
The case was registered at Liaquatabad police station in Lahore by deputy director Punjab Mass-transit Authority.
An inspection team formed by Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif over the Multan Metro Bus project scandal revealed that no work for the mass transit scheme has been handed over to any contractor, according to the FIR.
China Securities Regulatory Commission has already stated that Jiangsu Yabaite Technology was not involved with any Pakistani firm for the Multan Metro Bus project.