Akram Durrani appears before Rawalpindi NAB
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) leader Akram Durrani appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi office in assets beyond means case on Friday.
Akram Durrani will be interrogated in assets beyond means case, illegal appointments and plots allotment cases. It is pertinent to mention here that the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on November 4 had extended bail of JUI-F leader till November 21.
The court asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to submit its reply in the bail plea, but the anti-graft watchdog body sought time in this context.
According to the NAB, the former minister had allegedly allotted plots owned by the DHA Foundation in sectors 1-12 and 1-16 to his relatives and caused losses to the national exchequer.
He has also served as the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa chief minister from 2002 to 2007. He served as federal minister for Housing and Works, in the Abbasi cabinet from August 2017 to May 2018.
Last year, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal had ordered an inquiry against Akram Khan Durrani for misuse of power and illegal allotment of plots.
Durrani was re-elected to Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a candidate of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) from Constituency PK-90 (Bannu-IV) in general election of 2018.
On October 2, 2018, Akram Khan Durrani became leader of the opposition in the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).