On Wednesday, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore arrested Prime Minister’s right hand and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Punjab Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan and NAB also has provided entire details of why Aleem Khan was arrested. According to a NAB representative, the arrest was made in light of the Panama scandal investigation.
The spokesman of NAB further added that Aleem Khan misused his authority as a politician for his Parkview Housing Society. Aleem Khan also has assets beyond his means in Pakistan and abroad.
The Punjab Senior Minister further indicted of forming A and A Company to acquire 1,500 Kanals in Lahore and its outskirts. According to the NAB representative, further he said Aleem Khan did not give us a reasonable answer on the purchase of this property.
National Accountability Bureau states that during his 2005 and 2006 visit to United Arab Emirate and United Kingdom, Abdul Aleem Khan made several offshore companies. But after the arrest, Aleem Khan said he will face cases against him.
“I have faith in the judiciary and I will succeed.”
He further explained that only a case related to offshore companies was filed against him. “There has been no case of owning assets beyond known income against me.”
NAB adds that Abdul Aleem Khan allegedly tampered with records and was arrested. He was failed to provide us satisfactory answers to questions. He is accused of holding assets beyond his means and will be presented before an accountability court on Thursday.