NAB arrests Khushdil Khan Manager / AVP & 04 others of ZTBL in
embezzlement of RS. 202 Million
Chitral Times Report
PESHAWAR: NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today arrested Khushdil
Khan Manager/AVP, Binyamin Khan MCO/OG-I, Zari Gul MCO/OG-II,
Sajjad Mehmood MCO/OG-I and Muhammad Fayaz Teller/Sr. Assistant of
Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) Serai Naurang Branch, Lakki
Marwat. They are allegedly involved in embezzlement/fraud of Rs.
202 Million against fake pass book / fictitious transactions.
As per details, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited advance loans to
landholders who have cultivable land while loans on un-cultivable &
Shamelat land were not allowed as per law. In the instant case the
accused persons has sanctioned and disbursed loans to landless
formers/persons and they were shown as shareholders in Shamelat
Land of Serai Naurang, Lakki Marwat.
During the course of inquiry it was revealed that, the accused
persons in connivance with each other lure innocent people on the
pretext of Benazir Income Support Programme and got their
Photographs, Copy of CNIC and thumb impression fraudulently on the
loan case files of ZTBL. They were paid Rs.5000 to Rs.20000 while
illegally and fraudulently sanctioned millions of rupees of
Agriculture Loan. It is pertinent to mention here that during the
course of interrogation the so called borrowers/beneficiaries of
the case denied receiving any Agriculture loan and instead stated
that they were paid the Banazir Income Support Progrmme assistance.
NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is actively pursuing the investigation and
role of those who are involved in this case is also expected to be
unearthed. The accused persons will be presented in the
Accountability Court for obtaining their physical remand.