Peshawar: NAB (KP) on Wednesday arrested Iftikhar Hussain contractor/Owner of M/S Madina Electric & General Orders Suppliers, Pabbi, and District Nowshera on the charges of corruption.
As per details the accused supplied sub-standard electric transformers to Public Health Engineering Department in different Union Councils of PK-12, 13 & 14 of District Nowshera on exorbitant rates for provision of electricity to different villages.
Furthermore the transformers so supplied were not as per approved brand by WAPDA and were below specifications. Thus huge loss was sustained to the national exchequer.
It was also revealed during the inquiry that some transformers are still lying without any use in the Hujras of private persons.
The inquiry is under process and further arrests are expected in the case.
The accused will be produced before the Accountability Court tomorrow for obtaining his physical remand into NAB custody.