ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi has summoned former minister and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) stalwart Khawaja Asif in assets beyond income case on April 1.
According to the reports, the anti-graft watchdog body directed Khawaja Asif to appear before the NAB office along with details of his bank accounts and all records.
It was reported that the PML-N leader will be interrogated about his foreign properties.
Earlier, NAB Director General Justice (r) Javed Iqbal had approved investigation into corruption charges against Khawaja Asif for causing a loss of Rs3.66 billion to the national exchequer.
Dar submits money laundering proofs about Khawaja Asif
Earlier, Prime Minister’s Special Aide on Youth Affairs Usman Dar on Thursday handed over the proofs regarding money laundering about Khawaja Asif
to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
As per details, the more difficulties have been created for the former foreign minister in alleged money laundering and corruption. The PTI leader submitted proofs against Khawaja Asif about foreign investments made by him and details of ‘benami transactions’ made through his [Khawaja Asif’s] wife foreign bank accounts at NAB’s Islamabad office.
Dar also handed over a confidential agreement regarding Asif’s employment in a foreign company while being federal minister to NAB authorities.
A day earlier, the NAB has sought proofs from Special Aide to Prime Minister Usman Dar about Khawaja Asif’s foreign investment.
The NAB wrote a letter to the PM’s special adviser on Wednesday. In the letter, Usman Dar was asked to submit evidence against PML-N’s Khawaja Asif, establishing his foreign investment in UAE, under cover of Iqama (foreign work permit).
NAB summons Dr Umar Saif over alleged corruption
On Wednesday, the NAB
also summoned former Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) chairperson Dr Umar Saif over alleged corruption.
According to the reports, the former PITB chairperson came into the radar of the anti-graft watchdogand he was summoned on April 1. Dr Umar Saif was alleged being irregularities and corruption in the ITS projects.