Two govt officials arrested for corruption in KP

05:31 PM | 23 Jul, 2016
Two govt officials arrested for corruption in KP
PESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested former Housing Department Secretary Zakiullah and his brother, former assistant inspector general (AIG) traffic police Zafarullah Khan for allegedly accumulating illegal assets worth Rs 150 million.

The NAB had authorized an inquiry to confirm the facts of case and collect required evidence regarding the moveable and immoveable properties owned, controlled and possessed by the accused in their name and in the name of their dependents, said a press release issued on Friday.

The list of the accused persons' illegal properties includes five bungalows, including two on Shami Road Peshawar Cantt, one in Jinnahabad Abbottabad Cantt, Kakul Road Abbottabad and Islamabad Defense Housing Authority (DHA).

The accused also own a house in Shadman Colony Warsak Road Peshawar and five plots, including two in Regi Model Town Peshawar, one  in Abbottabad Cantt, one in Hayatabad Peshawar and a plot in DHA Islamabad.

Moreover, the accused also own two cars, including XLI Corolla and Suzuki Cultus.

Both accused will be presented in an accountability court to obtain their physical remand.