KP EC books Shangla Auditor Umar Hayat on corruption charges

Peshawar: According to a press release of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission, issued in Peshawar, on Wednesday, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission has filed a reference against one Umar Hayat son of Musafar Khan, senior Auditor, District Account Office Shangla, on the charges of corruption and corrupt practices by accumulating huge assets both moveable and immovable in his name, as well as in the name of his benamidar, which were disproportionate to his legal source of income.

The press release said that during inquiry investigation, it revealed that the accused initially belongs to a humble / poor family of district Shangla, having weak financial condition. After holding a public office during his service, he has amassed huge wealth, which he could not reasonably account for.

His legal assets amongst others include plots, bungalows, hotel, investment in insurance policies, and investment in business vehicle purchase and unjustified bank transactions in different bank accounts. The value of which comes to crores of rupees, the press release added.