Peshawar: NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today arrested Inayat Ullah Ex-Agency Coordinator FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) allegedly involved in fraud / embezzlement of funds in Housing Uniform Assistance Subsidy Project (HUASP) for Bajour Agency and looted / embezzled more than 400 Million of rupees fraudulently.
As per Details, under the Housing Uniform Assistance Subsidy Project the Government of Pakistan with the assistance of USAID paid compensation to internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) whose houses had been damaged in the Military Operation against the miscreants.
Under the project Rs.400,000/- were paid to each individual whose houses had been completely damaged, while Rs.160,000/- were paid to owners of the partially damaged houses. Total payment of almost 2.5 Billion rupees was made under the project to almost 10,000 affectees of Bajaur Agency.
During the Course of inquiry it was revealed that the accused Inayat Ullah Ex-Agency Coordinator (FDMA) with the connivance of local elders of Bajaur Agency, bank officials and other FDMA officials included fake/ineligible persons in the payment lists. He paved the way for embezzling millions of rupees meant for the poor and war affected people of Bajaur Agency.
It merits mentioning here that Arshad Khan Ex-Director General FDMA and Irfanullah Assistant Director FDMA had already been apprehended in the instant case.
NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa actively perusing the case and more alarming facts are expected to come forth in the scam. The accused will be produced before Accountability Court Peshawar for obtaining his physical remand.