PESHAWAR (Dunya News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has formed an inquiry committee to probe into alleged misuse of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s helicopter by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan.
The committee will be headed by Dr. Naveed Haider.
Meanwhile, the NAB authorities have also sought record of helicopter’s usage from the provincial government.
On February 3, NAB chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal had directed Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Director General (DG) of the bureau to lodge an inquiry into personal use of KP government’s helicopter by Imran Khan.
NAB spokesperson reported that NAB chief has instructed KP province DG to file a report after probing alleged use of two helicopters by PTI chief.
NAB quoted a report stating that Khan used MI-17 helicopter for around 22 hours and ecureuil copter for some 52 hours.
The spokesperson further said that government bore expenses worth of over Rs 2.17 million with respect to Rs 28,000 per hour.
Reportedly, the KP administration cited official use and urgent nature of work in papers to fly Khan from parts of the province including Haripur, Abbottabad, Swat, Nathiagali, Batagram, Peshawar, Mardan among other places.