ISLAMABAD- NAB’s executive board allowed investigations against Lt General Muhammad Afzal Junejo, Brig (r) Iftikhar Mehdi, former secretary Balochistan Finance Ministry Mehfooz Ali Khan, directors of M/s Allah Hu Holdings and United Insurance Company, and others over Rs243.6m misappropriations and misusing public funds.
The top anti-corruption body on Tuesday launched an investigation against former Punjab Public Relations (PR) director-general Raja Jahangir Anwar, who is also incumbent Punjab Information secretary.
The investigation comes after the top graft-buster arrested former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) director-general Ahad Cheema.
Jahangir was endowed with two official public offices. NAB’s inquiry is lodged with regards to Jahangir’s DGPR tenure.
Previously, NAB arrested Cheema and revealed sufficient evidence to prove the accused’s involvement in the commission of offences as defined under Section 9(a) and Schedule of the National Accountability Ordinance 1999.
Also, in Tuesday meeting with NAB Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal in the chair, the bureau’s executive board approved inquriry against National Highway Authority (NHA) administration for illegally awarding a contract of the 230km Karachi-Lahore Motorway section (Abdul Hakeem) to China Railway 20th Bureau Group Co – a unit of China Railway Construction Corp – which caused losses to the tune of Rs1.4 billion to the national exchequer.