JUI F Chief Fazalur Rehman in hot waters
ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has sent a 26-point questionnaire to the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) supremo Maulana Fazlur Rehman in order to proceed with the investigation into corruption allegations against him.
The anti-corruption watchdog directed Maulana Fazlur Rehman to submit the response till December 24 besides providing evidence. NAB authorities have also warned him for facing legal action if he fails to submit a response in the said time.
Through the questionnaire, the anti-corruption watchdog’s investigators sought sources of income of the cleric. They asked him to provide details of properties bought by his father, as well as the inherited properties owned by him and other family members besides providing particulars regarding his annual sources of income.
The anti-graft watchdog questioned about the complete details of the JUI-F chief’s 64 Kanal land in Dera Ismail Khan and two Kanal and 15 marlas agriculture land which was bought on the name of his son. The sources of income were also sought for the purchase of five marlas land in Multan Cantt by his son.
The investigators asked the cleric to clarify the association of Gul Asghar, Noor Asghar, Muhammad Jalal, Sher Bahadur, Yasir, Abrar Ali Shah, Sharifullah, Taka Khan, Haji Shehzada, Abrar Ahmed and Muhammad Ramzan with his religio-political party.
Fazlur Rehman has been directed to provide details of other assets belonging to him and family members including siblings in term of gifts besides giving particulars of other land bought by him or purchased it for anyone else.