Peshawar: NAB arrests contractor on corruption charges
PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Wednesday arrested Iftikhar Hussain, contractor/owner of M/S Madina Electric and General Order Suppliers in Nowshera district, on the charges of corruption. A NAB communiqué said the accused supplied substandard electric transformers to Public Health Engineering Department in different union councils of PK-12, 13 and 14 of Nowshera district on exorbitant rates for provision of electricity to different villages.
Furthermore, the NAB claimed that the transformers supplied were not as per approved brand by the WAPDA and were below specifications. It said the NAB would produce the accused before the Accountability Court today for obtaining his physical remand.