EC expedites BoK’s mega corruption scam probe

Peshawar—The Khyber Pakthunkhwa Ehtesab Commission (KPEC) has expedited investigation into the mega corruption scandal in Bank of Khyber (BoK) with disclosures of big names of eminent politicians, former key bureaucrats and bank officials for their alleged involvement in huge financial embezzlement.
The investigation of the scandal is in advanced stage and reference against accused would soon be filed in the Accountability Court, sources said, adding relevant record was already taken into custody by the Commission and are being examined. In addition to some key political personalities, the names of two former chief secretaries, two retired finance secretaries, ex additional chief secretary and a former managing director of the bank besides others persons are being revealed in one of the mega corruption scam in the history of Khyber Pakthunkhwa.
The statements of the potential accused were recorded after they were summoned by the Ehtesab Commission, the sources added.After filing of the corruption reference, the sources said the accused whether directly or indirectly involved in the case would be arrested and police help would be sought in case of non-cooperation. —APP

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