Rawalpindi, Jan. 2 (TNS): National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi arrested a suspect involved in corruption from Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad.
According to statement issued by the anti-graft watchdog here on Tuesday, accused Muzaffar Nishat S/O Nishat Ahmad Khanproclaimed offender (PO) involved in the offence of corruption and corrupt practices falling U/s 9 & 10 of National Accountability Ordinance 1999 have been arrested on his arrival to Pakistan at Islamabad airport.
As per details, Accused Muzaffar Nishat was involved in corruption and corrupt practices by misusing his authority as a member of Purchase Committee for purchase of Vehicles.He was member of Purchase Committee, which violated the Purchase Rules by recommending the advance payments to the dealers. The advance payments made without any guarantee which were approved by the Chairman PARC (C.M. Anwar Khan) and recommended by the members of purchase committee in violation of finance rules. Subsequently purchase of vehicles was made and about9.7 Million have been misappropriated in the shape of exorbitant rates and fraudulent transfer from PARC’s account to Alpha Motors & Wings Motors.
He was deliberately avoiding to appear before the court and absconded. Therefore, he declared as Proclaimed offender. Perpetual warrants of arrest were issued vide Accountability Court No. IV, Rawalpindi / Islamabad order dated 31.07.2004 in Reference No. 37/2001. Moreover, proclamations u/s 87 Cr. PC were issued against him vide Accountability Court No. IV Rawalpindi / Islamabad order dated 30.06.2004 in Reference No. 96/2004.
The accused shall be produced before Accountability Court Islamabad tomorrow for physical remand under NAB ordinance 1999.