Forest Officer Arrested In Illegal Assets Case : NAB

Forest Officer arrested in illegal assets  case  : NAB

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 26th july, 2016) : National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested District Forest Officer (DFO), Haripur Forest Department Khyber Pakhtukhwa (KPK), Tauheed-ul-Haq for alleged involved in accumulation of illegal assets worth Rs. 28.87 million. The matter was brought into notice of NAB authorities and taking cognizance of the matter, an inquiry was authorized to ascertain real facts and collect requisite evidence regarding moveable and immoveable properties owned, controlled and possessed by the accused persons in their name and in name of their dependents.

According to NAB here on Tuesday, during course of inquiry, it was revealed that accused Tauheed-ul-Haq remained posted on different posts in Forest Department i.e. Range Forest Officer Kohistan, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Swat, UNDP Project Dir, SDFO Mohmand Agency, Bannu, Malakand, DFO Kohistan and Haripur. During his tenure in Forest Department he piled assets worth millions of rupees in his name and in name of his dependent.

Their illegal properties, disproportionate to known sources of income include: 12 Kanal Land Moza Azizabad, Charsadda, 19 plots at Moza Nawa Shehar Shumali, Abbottabad, 200 Sq Ft. Plot Canal Road at Soan Garden, Civilian Employees Cooperative Housing Society, Islamabad, Mini Shop at Fruit & Vegetable Market, Inqilab Road, Peshawar, 5 Marla Plot, at Budani, Peshawar, two plots at IB Employees Cooperative Housing Society, Islamabad, two precious plots of 05 Marla at Safari Valley Rafi Block, Bahria Town, Rawalpindi, 10 Marla plot at Budani, Peshawar, 500 Sq-yds at Ministry of Interior Employees Cooperative Housing Society, Islamabad, plot at Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation, Islamabad, one kanal plot, Col Aman Ullah Road, Moza Kot Hatial, Tehsil & Distt Islamabad, 8 Marla House, Kiyani Road, Bara Kahu, Islamabad, 32 Marla Plot, Moza Mohra Noor, Tehsil & District Islamabad, two precious 05 Marla each plots at Bahria Enclave Islamabad, three precious plots at DHA Islamabad and 10 Marla Plot Bahria Enclave Islamabad.

The other illegal properties include Toyota Assista Model 2007, Toyota Axio Model 2007, Toyota Passo Model 2010 and Suzuki Alto Japanese Model 2007. An inquiry is being actively pursued and more alarming facts are on card. The accused will be presented in Accountability Court for obtaining his physical remand.