KARACHI – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has requested that Imran Khan, the former prime minister and chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, come before it on March 9 in an apparent effort to further strangle him.
The nation’s anti-graft watchdog highlighted an investigation into criminal trust-breach, misuse of authority, and illicit enrichment through the sale of gifts of state property in the call-up notice.
Next month at 2:30 pm, the former premier is expected to make a statement. It called for an investigation into Khan’s handling of a number of gifts, including a fancy Graff watch, a cell phone, and Rolex watches, which the outgoing premier is alleged to have sold while in office.
The PTI chief’s pricey watch from the Saudi Crown Prince attracted notice as his critics spread the myth that the populist leader illegally sold those presents.
The PTI head, on the other hand, acknowledged selling the memento but insisted that doing so supported his decision to pay the required amount for the gift.
NAB Chief resigns
Aftab Sultan, the chief of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), announced his resignation recently after allegedly being pushed to take inappropriate actions.
Sultan acknowledged quitting his position because he found it inappropriate to be told to perform certain tasks.