International Press Agency, The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has completed the investigation in the clean water corruption case in Punjab and filed a referral file in the Accountability court. In reference, NAB Lahore has nominated 20 people including former Water Commissioner, Waseem Ajmal, former Convener Engineer Qamaramlam.
Other suspects include Khalid Nadeem Bukhari, Zaheer Ahmed Dogar, Nasir Qadir Bhul, Zaheeruddin, Mohammad Ali Shaikh, Salim Akhtar, Masur Ahmed, Muhammad Tausanne, Nooruddinuddin, Masood Akhtar Major R Khalid Khan, Colonel (R) Tahir Maqsood, Major ( R) Adnan Aftab Khan, Masoodulman Kazmi, Moinuddin, Mohammad Younis and Heritage Malik.
In the initial reference, the accused accused of corruption of Rs. 346.528 thousand.
The initial reference filed by NAB has 39 witnesses against 20 suspects. The reference was alleged that the nominated suspects in the installation of water filtration plants, 13 million, 4000 rupees, civil works and other applications including receipt of applications, 13 million 328 thousand while 8 million in respect of solar works and their prices. 19 million rupees of corruption.
Remember that NAB Lahore started a clean water scandal inquiry on the chairmanship of Chairman NAB. In the clean water company inquiry, former Prime Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, his son-in-law Ali Imran, former finance minister Treasury Aisha Ghaus and former Member Provincial Assembly Wahid Gul presented a statement. During the hearing of self-notice on the issue of clean water company in April, the Supreme Court was told that even though spending 4 billion rupees on the project, residents did not get a water reservoir.
Former CEO, Clean Water, Waseem Ajmal told the court that the Chief Minister was removed from the special experts on the instructions of Punjab, who were exchanged experts from abroad. The Chief Minister gave orders regarding clean water company despite the lack of options.
The Chief Executive Officer of the company had told the court that nearly 30 crores has been spent on foreign services consultants, about 150 billion rupees have been allocated for the entire project, while the cost of Rs. 4 billion is cleared. 116 plants were planted.