Two Arrested alleged of Corruption by Ehtesab Commission
PESHAWAR: The Ehtesab Court remanded a government contractor to the custody of the commission for 14 days. Ehtesab Commission is investigating Muhammad Javed’s involvement in getting a contract for a bus stand illegally.
Javed was arrested for allegedly securing the contract of the General Bus Stand in Peshawar in connivance with relevant officials at a lower rate, stated a handout on Monday.
Additional Prosecutor General Qazi Babar Arshad produced the accused in the court of Judge Subhan Sher. The court was told Javed wrongfully obtained the contract resulting in the loss of millions to the provincial exchequer in 2012-13.
Arshad requested the court to grant custody of the accused for further interrogation. The court approved 14 days of physical custody.
The Ehtesab Commission also arrested Kohat Development Authority Housing Officer Attaullah Jan. He was accused of illegally transferring plots in KDA using forged signatures of ex-project directors.
The statement added Jan allegedly changed the status of 35 plots worth millions in violation of rules.
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