Executive Engineer (Pak PWD) & 03 others arrested by NAB (KP)
Chitral Times Report
NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested accused Muhammad Asif,
Executive Engineer, Muhammad Iftikhar Ullah Qureshi, Assistant
Executive Engineer, Abdul Wahab SDO and Riaz Shuaib Contractor
of Pak PWD Batkhela Swat who in connivance with each other
embezzled Rs.190.00 Millions rupees of Public Funds in
Developmental Projects / Water Supply Schemes in Dir Town Water
Supply Scheme Upper Dir.
As per details, Pak PWD Batkhela Division allocated 190 Million
for Dir Town Water Supply Scheme in 2012-13 and released the
same for the aforesaid scheme. It is worth mentioning here that
physical inspection of sites revealed ghost, substandard and
incomplete schemes for which complete payments had been made to
the contractors. Executive Engineer, Muhammad Asif along-with
others crony accused persons of Pak PWD Batkhela Office
committed grave financial irregularities and embezzled the
public funds released for the above mentioned developmental
works in active connivance of contractors.
Further investigation is being actively pursued by NAB Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa and more alarming facts are on card. The accused
persons will be produced before Accountability Court Peshawar
for obtaining their physical remand.