Dr Asim confesses to terrorism, graft charges
KARACHI (92 News) – The former federal minister for petroleum Dr Asim Hussain has on Monday confessed to the allegations regarding terrorism and corruption against him.
According to a report of three Joint Investigation Teams (JIT) received by the 92 News, the former federal minister has confessed to the corruption of Rs 50 billion from Pakistan State Oil (PSO), Oil & Gas Development Co Ltd (OGDCL), Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) and Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL).
Dr Asim also confessed to devoting 430 acres of agricultural land.
According to JIT’s second report, former federal minister confessed to running Ziauddin Hospital on commercial basis, allotting agricultural land worth billions of rupees on his names and corruption of billions of rupees.
In the third JIT report, Dr Asim confessed to the corruption in Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and selling PMDC’s licenses to private colleges.