ISLAMABAD (LAHORE), 2 July: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday summoned Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar’s principal secretary Tahir Khurshid.
Informed sources relayed that the national graft buster has asked the secretary to appear on July 8 in a personal capacity.
They said the bureau is investigating a complaint against him for allegedly accumulating more assets than his sources of income justify. He is also accused of awarding contracts worth hundreds of millions of rupees to blue-eyed persons.
The sources said the NAB has sought details of properties of principal secretary Tahir Khurshid from different departments.
The corruption watchdog has written letters to the FBR and the excise and revenue departments, among others, to submit the necessary details, the sources said.
Punjab Chief Minister(CM) Usman Buzdar on Monday revealed during a press conference that “anti-state agencies” are involved in the Lahore Johar Town blast.
“Terrorists responsible for the Johar Town bomb blast in Lahore have been arrested,” said the CM. “An anti-Pakistan agency is involved in the bomb blast,” he added.