NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrests 3 Officers of Peshawar
Development Authority (PDA) in illegal allotment of precious plot
Chitral Times Report
PESHAWAR: NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today arrested accused
Abdul Bais Deputy Director, Syed Jaffar Ali Shah Housing Officer
and Mehmood Tariq General Manager Peshawar Development Authority
(PDA), allegedly involved in illegal agreement through private
lease treaty for allotment of shop / commercial area in PDA
Commercial Complex Phase-V Hayatabad Peshawar.
During the course of inquiry, the evidence has been collected that
shows that the accused persons caused huge loss to public exchequer
by misusing his authority. The whole process was conducted in
violation of applicable law, rules & regulations. As per applicable
laws / rules / regulation, the commercial properties were to be
allotted through open auction only which may have fetched up huge
funds to PDA in shape of premium. Thus the accused persons in
connivance with other officers of PDA has committed the offence of
corruption and corrupts practices cognizable u/s 9 (a) of NAO 1999.
The accused persons will be presented in the Accountability Court
Peshawar for obtaining their physical remand.