FAMOUS WEAPONS SCAM
NAB KP deposited Rs. 40.12 million in national exchequer
Chitral Times Report
PESHAWAR: NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa deposited an amount of Rs.
40.12 Million recovered from accused Javid Khan, Budget Officer
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Department in National Exchequer on 15th
NAB (KP) team raided the house of Budget Officer Javed Khan of
Police Deptt KP on 26th February, 2016, recovered Rs. 40.12 Million
cash and expensive weapons during the house search. Accused Javed
Khan, Budget Officer Police Deptt KP and Arshid Majeed (Contractor)
were arrested by NAB (KP) on 21st February, 2013.
As per details, on receipt of complaints, Director General NAB (KP)
had authorized an inquiry against Police Officers Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa and others for alleged embezzlement in procurement of
Weapons, Equipment and Vehicles in 2009-10 by violating Government
rules thus causing huge loss to state exchequer.
During the course of inquiry, it was revealed that gross violation
of procurement rules were committed by the purchase committee in
awarding tenders to favourite contractors who had no previous
experience of supplying such items and for which payments were made
in advance. The inspection committee was also found responsible for
not carrying out tests / trials of weapons, ammunition and
equipment according to procedure and obtained clearance reports
from agencies concerned and amount has been recovered from persons