Assets beyond means NAB approves investigation against ex-SSP Rao Anwar  

KARACHI   -  National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved an investigation against former SSP Malir Rao Anwar over accumulation of assets beyond income. The decision was made by the Sindh NAB in a regional board meeting headed by Director General NAB Karachi Dr Najaf Quli Mirza. The board approved conversion of inquiry into investigation against Rao Anwar, Former SSP (Police) District Malir on allegation of accumulation of assets beyond known sources of income. The accountability bureau said that as per the record, the accused had accumulated assets of millions of rupees. It is pertinent to mention here that the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud, who was killed extra judicially in a police encounter allegedly led by Rao Anwar, has submitted a plea before the NAB to probe the lavish expenditure of the cop, saying that his multiple foreign trips and other expenses do not match with the salary drawn by him as an SSP. The board further recommended conversion of Inquiry into Investigation against officers of NICVD and others over their alleged involvement in illegal appointments and promotions and awarding illegal salaries and allowances worth more than a billion of rupees. The Board also recommended authorisation of a separate Inquiry to the Competent Authority against officers of NICVD and others regarding illegalities committed in the procurement of various medical equipments and items of the hospital. The board recommended conversion of Inquiry into Investigation against Dr Ahsanullah Khan- Ex- Director PPP Mode Health Department, Shahid Yusaf -CEO Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI) and others regarding embezzlement of funds in Sindh Medical Support Program. The accused are involved in misuse of authority by awarding illegal contract by Health Department to blue eyed firm without observing codal formalities which caused loss of Rs325 million to the national exchequer. The Board also approved conversion of inquiry into investigation against Aijaz Ur Rehman over his alleged involvement in cheating public at large in the name of a company which dealt in rice, fabrics and bed sheets. 

The accused allured general public to invest in his Ponzi scheme by offering 4 percent to 5 percent monthly profit on the invested amount. Accused looted hard earned money of general public to the tune of Rs100 million.

The Board approved the freezing of nine bank accounts of M/s Gold Transmit Network Technology (Pvt.) Limited Karachi under Section 12 of NAO, 1999. The NAB alleged that the accused persons were involved in offence of cheating public at large. 

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