Lahore (August 10, 2018): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf leader Aleem Khan appeared before NAB Lahore Chapter in the personal capacity for allegedly owning assets beyond known income.
Earlier on, the accountability watchdog had directed Aleem Khan to appear before the investigation team on August 10 at 3 pm. NAB officials are reportedly not satisfied with the records provided by Khan.
The PTI leader said he had provided the details of his assets to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).“I never ever made a single penny by corruption or hold a piece of land in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while serving the last government of PTI.”
Earlier On August 6, Aleem Khan appeared before the National Accountability Bureau and recorded his statement in connection with an inquiry into his assets which are allegedly beyond his known sources of income.
Mr Khan, who was summoned by the NAB Lahore for Aug 8, said he appeared before a joint investigation team of the bureau beforehand on his own to provide a relevant record to it. “I also replied to questions of the investigators,” he said.NAB has been probing Aleem Khan in different inquiries, including an offshore company.
Meanwhile, NAB chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal directed the bureau’s Lahore office to complete investigation into 56 public companies and submit a report to the Supreme Court shortly.
During a meeting with the Lahore bureau officials, the NAB chairman was briefed on corruption cases against Kyiaban-i-Amin housing society, NBP vice president Usman Saeed, Azgaurd Nine and Agri Tech companies, Hammad Arshad of Glubaco and fraud in shareholders of EOBI and Bank of Punjab.