NAB arrests Executive Engineer (Pak PWD) & 03 others arrested for Rs.190 Million Embezzlement in Water Supply Schemes

Peshawar: NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today arrested accused Mohammad Asif, Executive Engineer, Mohammad Iftikhar Ullah Qureshi, Assistant Executive Engineer, Abdul Wahab SDO and Riaz Shuaib Contractor of Pak PWD Batkhela Swat who in connivance with each other embezzled Rs.190.00 Millions rupees of Public Funds in Developmental Projects / Water Supply Schemes in Dir Town Water Supply Scheme Upper Dir.

As per details, Pak PWD Batkhela Division allocated 190 Million for Dir Town Water Supply Scheme in 2012-13 and released the same for the aforesaid scheme. It is worth mentioning here that physical inspection of sites revealed ghost, substandard and incomplete schemes for which complete payments had been made to the contractors.

Executive Engineer, Mohammad Asif along-with others crony accused persons of Pak PWD Batkhela Office committed grave financial irregularities and embezzled the public funds released for the above mentioned developmental works in active connivance of contractors.

Further investigation is being actively pursued by NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and more alarming facts are on card. The accused persons will be produced before Accountability Court Peshawar for obtaining their physical remand.