Diamer Bhasha Dam: Alleged corruption worth billions in land acquisition during PMLN, PPP governments
ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has reportedly kicked off an investigation into the alleged embezzlement worth billions in the process of land acquisition in Diamer Bhasha Dam land.
NAB had decided to investigate the alleged financial embezzlement of billions of rupees in the land acquisition process for the Diamer-Bhasha Dam project.
NABhas initiated a probe into the land acquisition process which may or may not have been as transparent as claimed by the previous governments.
NAB has started collecting documents/data and evidence of the land purchase process which was started in 2007 and continued till 2015.
Residents of the area have been demanding an investigation against the land acquisition process as the influential and ‘corrupt’ government officials had allegedly pocketed billions of rupees by showing the land’s value as high.