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National Accountability Bureau arrested Arshad Khan, Additional Secretary Home Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in embezzlement of funds

Islamabad, April 03, 2015 (PPI-OT): National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Peshawar has arrested and presented Arshad Khan, Ex-Director General FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) and presently posted as Additional Secretary Home and Tribal Affairs Department of Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Siraj-uddin Monitoring Officer, FDMA and Irfan Community Mobilizer, FDMA before Accountability Court No. 2, Peshawar.

The Accountability Court No. 2, Peshawar gave 10 days physical remand to all above mentioned three accused persons which were arrested NAB yesterday. They are allegedly involved in embezzlement of funds in the Compensation payment made to the affectees of Terrorism after operation in Mohmand Agency and looted / embezzled millions of rupees fraudulently.

As per details, the Government of Pakistan announced compensations to the affectees of Mohmand and Bajour Agencies @ Rs.160,000/- partially damaged houses and Rs.400,000/- for complete damaged houses.

During the course of inquiry it was revealed that the accused Arshad Khan, being Director General (FDMA) in connivance with others managed to embezzled millions of rupees in compensation payment meant for the affectee of Terrorism after operation in Mohmand Agency.

He verified list of 122 bogus affectees and forwarded it to PDMA / PARSA for payments. He further verified and forwarded another 40 number of survey forms which were not verified and signed by the Political Administration Mohmand Agency for payments and caused millions of rupees loss to the Government Exchequer.

Furthermore, another two accused Siraj-uddin, Monitoring Officer FDMA and Irfan Community Mobilizer, FDMA managed to open fake Bank Accounts in the name of so called affectees through Amjad Ali of employee of Bank in United Bank Limited (UBL) Regional Branch Karkhano Peshawar, Sardar Khan and Muhammad Ayub in Habib Bank Limited (HBL) Inayat Kali Branch, Bajour Agency and pocketed / shared millions of rupees embezzled with their other crony accused. It merits mentioning here, that NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had already arrested Irfanullah Assistant Director FDMA, Amjad Ali, Sardar Khan and Muhammad Ayub Bank employees in the instant case.

For more information, contact:
National Accountability Bureau (NAB)
ATATURK AVENUE G-5/2, Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-111-NAB-NAB (111-622-622)
Fax: +92-51-9214502-03
Email: chairman@nab.gov.pk, infonab@nab.gov.pk

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