Due NABbing of the Establishment

The PMLN government is currently standing in front of the firing squad and want retribution. TTLeaks discloses that a Rs2 billion corruption reference has been reopened by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), against four former senior army officers, including an ex-chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence, ISI, after 17 years because of the anti-graft watchdog’s reluctance to act against military officers.

Truth Tracker Leaks claim that after targeting the superior courts, Shahbaz Sharif and the PMLN government is focusing their attention on targeting the establishment of Pakistan. The PMLN’s leadership, we are told, especially dislikes retired Lt Gen Javed Ashraf Qazi and retired Lt Gen Saeed Uz Zafar for their alleged massive role in the coup against the Nawaz government.

Consequently, NAB has filed a reference against former railways minister retired Lt Gen Javed Ashraf Qazi, former railways chairman retired Lt Gen Saeed Uz Zafar, former GM retired Maj Gen Hamid Hassan Butt, former member railways retired Brig Akhtar Ali Baig, former general manager Iqbal Samad Khan, former member Khur­sheed Ahmed Khan, former director Abdul Ghaffar, former superintendent Mohammad Ramzan Shaikh, Director Husnain Construction Company, Pervaiz Latif Qureshi, Chief Executive Unicon Consulting Services, Datu Mohammad Bin Kasa Bin Adda Aziz, Director Max Corp, Development Malaysia and others for misuse of authority and causing over Rs2 billion losses to national exchequer.

Four army officers are currently accused of transferring tens of hundreds of acres of prime railway land in Lahore to a Malaysian firm during Gen Musharraf regime in 2001 for development of a golf course called Royal Palms Gold and Country Club at throwaway rates.

The Federal Investigation Agency in its separate investigation and its report said 141 acres had been allotted at a nominal price, causing losses of Rs4.82bn to the national exchequer because the land utilization charge had been reduced from Rs52.43 to only Rs4 per square yard.

Our sources tell us that last week; the Islamabad High Court held that retired military officers could not hide behind the army’s accountability process. The Chief Minister, Punjab, has not been able to prosecute General Pervez Musharraf but would like to settle the score with his allies and ex colleagues.

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