PESHAWAR: National Accountability Bureau Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wednesday arrested Khiyal Ahmed a private person who allegedly transferred forfeited property worth millions of rupees through fraudulent means in connivance with officers and officials of Revenue Department Peshawar.
A spokesman for NAB said taking cognizance of the matter inquiry was authorized to ascertain the real facts and collect requisite evidence regarding the subject matter.
During the course of inquiry it was revealed that in the year 1991 Supreme Court on reference of Custom Court had forfeited the property worth millions of rupees in the name of Ayub Afridi, his sons and nephews. Accused Khiyal Muhammad fraudulently transferred the forfeited property in his name through the active connivance of officers and officials of the Revenue Department and thus tried to pave the way for Ayub Afridi to retake forfeited property.
The NAB is actively pursuing the case and more alarming facts and names of some high profile persons are expected to come forth in the scam.
The accused person will be produced before Accountability Court Peshawar for obtaining their physical remand.