islamabad pakistan: Imran Khan under NAB scanner over use of govt choppers
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) has taken motion in opposition to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan for allegedly misusing official helicopters for personal visits.
NAB Chairman Javed Iqbal has directed the bureau’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) director basic (DG) to conduct an inquiry into Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s reported use of the KP chief minister’s official helicopters, reported the Daybreak.
In keeping with Pakistan’s apex anti-corruption organisation communique, Imran Khan used authorities helicopters for personal visits for 74 hours on low-cost charges, including that Imran used the Mi-17 for 22 hours and Ecureuil 52 hours.
The per hour value of flying stood at Rs28,000. The 74-hour flying value is claimed to be Rs2.1072 million, in keeping with the reviews.
Nevertheless, the PTI rejected the allegation and urged NAB to research misuse of official choppers by different provinces and political events.
In keeping with the round, Okay-P Chief Minister Pervez Khattak allegedly misused his authority by unofficially letting the PTI chief use a state-owned helicopter.
In keeping with Geo Information, the PTI chief, whose social gathering governs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, used the helicopters to fly to and from Banigala, Islamabad, Mardan, Peshawar, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swat, Nathiagali, Kohat, Battagram and Chakdara, amongst different locations.