NAB KP arrests sub-engineer & contractor in misuse of authority

Peshawar: NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested Deedar Khan Sub-Engineer and Syed Fazal Hussain Contractor. They are allegedly involved in misuse of authority and embezzlement of funds through ghost / sub-standard developmental schemes in District Mansehra and Torghar amounting to Rs.100.00 Million.

During the course of inquiry it was revealed that under Prime Ministers Directives funds were allocated for developmental schemes in NA-21 District Mansehra and Torghar. The Government has launched developmental schemes under People Works Programme-II and allocated 225.00 Million for execution of 567 schemes including construction & rehabilitation of Shingle Roads, PCC Roads, PCC streets, Wells etc.

The accused Ambar Ali and Zulfaqar Khan during their tenure as Deputy Commissioners Mansehra in connivance with others embezzled more than 100.00 Million rupees through ghost and sub-standard schemes. They approved the schemes and allowed payments to the contractors without any codal formalities.

It merits to mention here that NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has already arrested Dr. Ambar Ali, Director General Monitoring & Evaluation, Zulfaqar Khan, Director General Independent Monitoring Unit, Mohammad Aslam Rafique Deputy Director Audit, Abdul Mustafa Contractor, Mohammad Bashir Tehsil Officer (Infrastructure), Maqbool-ur-Rehman Accountant, Abdul Hameed Assistant Tehsil Officer, Mohammad Raziq Sub-Engineer and Azhar Jalil Sub-Engineer in the instant case.

National Accountability Bureau is actively pursuing the case and more alarming facts are expected to come up.