CHAIRMAN NAB REVIEWS PERFORMANCE OF NAB-KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 26 – Justice (RETD) Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting. The meeting reviewed the performance of NAB-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, especially convictions made under Section 10 and under Section 25(B) of NAO-1999 during the year 2018 to 2021 at NAB Headquarter. Brig (R) Farooq Naser Awan, DG NAB-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa attended the meeting through video link.

1.      Sate Vs Muhammad Azam Hoti and others accused Muhammad Azam Hoti was convicted by the Accountability Court and property of worth Rs. 1400 million was confiscated in the said Reference, Under Section 10 (a) of NAO, 1999.

2.      State VsYousaf Ali assets beyond means, accused Yousaf Ali were convicted by the Accountability Court on 27-2-2020 with a fine of Rs.17.7 Million. Properties worth 177 million were also confiscated/ recovered from the accused person under section 10 (a) of NAO, 1999 in the said Reference.

3.      In Reference “State Vs Zahir Shah and others” properties worth Rs. 110 million was recovered from accused under section 10 (a) of NAO, 1999.

4.      In Reference “Shah Wali Khan Vs State” properties worth Rs. 65 million were recovered from accused under section 10 (a) of NAO, 1999.

5.      In Reference “Nuzhat BeghumVs State ” properties worth Rs. 102.2 million were recovered from the accused under section 10 (a) of NAO, 1999.

6.      In Reference “Ikram ShahVs State” properties worth Rs. 46.515 million were recovered from the accused under section 10 (a) of NAO, 1999.

8.      State Vs Allauddin embezzlement, accused Allauddin was convicted by the Accountability Court on 21-12-2020  with a fine of Rs.16.708809 Million

9.      State Vs Gul Hameed assets beyond means, accused Gul Hameed was convicted by the Accountability Court on 19-03-2020 with a fine of Rs.10 Million

10.  State Vs Rafiq Khan Bangash Ex SDO C&W Deptt accused Rafique Bangash was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 1.6 million was recovered from the accused under section 10 of NAO-1999. Furthermore, 1 kanal bungalow worth Rs. 60 million was recovered under section 10 (a) of NAO, 1999.

11.  State Vs Safdar Khan & others Pakistan Post Peshawar accused Sajid Ali was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 0.46 million was recovered from the accused under section 10 of NAO-1999

During the meeting Brig (R) Farooq Naser Awan, DG NAB-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa informed that during the year 2019, under the dynamic leadership of Honorable Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, an amount of Rs. 56.67 million has been recovered from 5x convicted persons under section 10 of NAO-1999.The details are as under:-

2.      State Vs Muhammad Sheraz Embezzlement, accused Muhammd Sheraz and Nadeem Shad were convicted by the Accountability Court on 09-08-2019 with a fine of Rs.45.8234       Million

3.      State Vs Khalid Saleem misuse of authority, accused Fazal Qadeem was convicted by the Accountability Court on 13-12-2019 with a fine of Rs.1.3 million

4.      State Vs Murid Kazim& others misuse of authority, accused Murid Kazim, Ahsan Ullah, Qayyum Nawaz, Riaz Muhammad, Gul Hassan, Malik Abdul Rashid and Mulazim Hussain were convicted by the Accountability Court on 20-02-2019.

5.      State Vs Farid Khan, Ex Post Master, Sub Post officer Gujar Garhi, Distt Mardan accused Farid Khan was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 0.182 million was recovered from the accused under section 10 of NAO-1999

Similarly in the year 2018, 16 persons were convicted by different Accountability Courts under section 10 of NAO-1999 an amount of Rs. 315.909 million has been recovered. The details of the 16 convicted personnel under section 10 of NAO-1999 are as under:-

1.      State Vs Mumtaz Ali Khan, Cheating public at large, accused Mumtaz Ali Khan, Munir, Asad Javed Akhbar and Jamshed were convicted by the Accountability Court on 06-11-2018 with a fine of Rs. 24.018 Million

2.      State Vs Mehmoodul Hassan & others cheating public at large, accused Usman and Roshan Din were convicted by the Accountability Court on 16-02-2018  with a fine of Rs.3.84875 Million

3.      State Vs Muhammad Irfan, Embezzlement of Govt Funds, accused Muhammad Irfan and Qazi Wajidullah were convicted by the Accountability Court on 08-06-2018            with a fine of Rs.52.060222 million

4.      State Vs Abdul Nasir & others embezzlement, accused       Abdul Nasir, Zarawar and Faiz Rasheed were convicted by the Accountability Court on 12-01-2018 with a fine of Rs.8.1028 million

5.      State Vs Farhad Sajid& others misuse of authority, accused Farhad Said, Ghulam Muhammad, Shoukat Ali and Abdullah Jan were convicted by the Accountability Court on 12-05-2018 with a fine of Rs.1.6          million

6.      State Vs Muhammad Saeed Assets beyond means, accused Muhammd Saeed was were convicted by the Accountability Court on 15-09-2018 with a fine of Rs.10 million.

8.      State Vs Qazi Abu Bakr & others cheating public at large, accused Qazi Abu Bakar and Abul Basit were convicted by the Accountability Court on 18-09-2018 with a fine of Rs.9.809      million

9.      State Vs Noor Muhammad Misuse of authority, accused Noor Muhammad was convicted by the Accountability Court on      20-10-2018.

10.  State Vs Neelam pari cheating public at large, accused Neelam Pari and Iftikhar Hussain were convicted by the Accountability Court on 21-7-2018 with a fine of Rs.   2.607 million

11.  State Vs Gulzhar Ali embezzlement in Govt funds, accused Gulzar Ali was convicted by the Accountability Court on 21-12-2018 with a fine of Rs.0.286 million

12.  State Vs Waqas& others cheating public at large, accused Waqas and Abullah       were convicted by the Accountability Court on 23-04-2018 with a fine of Rs 8.843333 million

13.  State Vs Naimat  Khan and Naeemullah embezzlement, accused Naimt Khan and Naeemullah were convicted by the Accountability Court on 14-03-2018 with a fine of Rs. 7.333916 million

14.  State Vs Adil Khan and another cheating public at large, accused Adil Khan and Akthar Nawaz were convicted by the Accountability Court on 27-09-2018 with a fine of Rs.169.55 million

15.  State Vs Muhammad Usman and another cheating public at large, accused Muhammad Usman was convicted by the Accountability Court on 31-07-2018 with a fine of Rs.        2 Million

16.  State VsHameed Gul Ex Postmaster Shakardara Kohat accused Hameed s/o Safee Gul was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 0.85 million was recovered from the accused under section 10 of NAO-1999.

During the meeting DG NAB-Khyber Pakhtukhwa informed that during the year 2020, due to the efforts of NAB- Khyber Pakhtuykhwa 03persons were convicted by different Accountability Courts under section 25(B) of NAO-1999, an amount of Rs. 1.0715 million has been recovered in investigation against officers / officials of FATA Secretariat and others regarding embezzlement of funds in Development Projects of C&W Deptt FR Tank and PHE Deptt FR D.I.Khan accused Ali Bat Khan, M. Ayub Khan and Mashad Gul were convicted by the Accountability Court in the year 2020, an amount of Rs. 1.0715 million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (B) of NAO-1999.

1.      Investigation against Olas Khan, PD Officers / officials of Project titled “Water conservation & Productivity Enhancement through High Efficiency Irrigation System (HEIS) in Pakistan accused Hamad Khan was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 1.33 Million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (b) of NAO-1999.

2.      Investigation against Nusrat Ullah Proprietor of World Travel Agency, Islamabad & Others accused Hafiz Muhammad Jameel was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 1.8 Million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (b) of NAO-1999.

3.      Investigation against officers / officials of FATA Secretariat and others regarding embezzlement of funds in Development Projects of C&W Deptt FR Tank and PHE Deptt FR D.I.Khan accused Mir Alam Shah was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 0.172 million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (b) of NAO-1999.

DG NAB-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also informed the meeting that during the year 2018, due to the efforts of NAB-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 08persons were convicted by different Accountability Courts under section 25(B) of NAO-1999, an amount of Rs. 206.542 million has been recovered. The details of the 08 convicted personnel under are as under:-

1.      Investigation against Muhammad Saeed Patwari, Revenue Deptt Charsadda regarding assets beyond means accused Muhammad Saeed was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 10 million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (b) of NAO-1999.

2.      Investigation against Muhammad Ayaz Qureshi Distt Accounts Officer Battagram & others regarding misuse of authority accused Nazia Hassan d/o Taj Muhammad was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 0.263 million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (b) of NAO-1999.

3.      Investigation against Tariq Hayat Khan Ex DG GDA, Officials of GDA & others accused Israrud Din Shinwari was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 6.9 million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (b) of NAO-1999.

4.      State Vs Juma Sher & others accused Jamsher Khan s/o Jamat Khan was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 39.810 million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (b) of NAO-1999.

5.      State Vs Fazal Ahad Managing Director Blue City & others- cheating public at large on pretext  of investment in blue city Housing scheme accused Fazal Ahad was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 2.814 million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (b) of NAO-1999.

6.      Investigation against officers/officials of FATA Secretariat and others regarding embezzlement of funds in Development Projects of C&W Deptt FR Tank and PHE Deptt FR D.I.Khan accused Muhammad Aslam Khan and Ainud Din were convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 1.38 million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (b) of NAO-1999.

7.      Investigation against Hamad Awais Agha, Ex-Secretary Local Govt. Deptt KP, Hifz-ur-Rehman, Ex-Secretary Local Govt Deptt KP, Officers / Officials of Local Govt Deptt KP, CEO/Directors of M/S Ideal Hydrotech Systems Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd (IHSPL) and others regarding embezzlement in of funds allocated for “clean drinking water for All” project to install 1159 Water filtration plants in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa accused Muhammad Ramzan Sheikh was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 145.375 million was recovered from the accused under section 25 (B) of NAO-1999.

1.      Illegal gains in Inquiry into misappropriation / embezzlement of government funds by Officials of Agriculture Deptt, Peshawar & others accused Malik M. Sohni was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 64.471 million was recovered from the accused under section 26 of NAO-1999(2019).

2.      Investigation against Abdur Rauf, Ex Zilla Nazim D.I. Khan & others regarding Embezzlement of Public funds allocated for Zilla Nazim Office D.I. Khan accused Fazlur Rehman was convicted by the Accountability Court, an amount of Rs. 0.133 million was recovered from the accused under section 26 of NAO-1999 (2018).