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Formal inquiry begins against Ajmal Wazir’s corruption allegations


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

22nd Jul, 2020. 02:29 pm
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Ajmal Wazir case inquiry

A formal inquiry has begun into corruption allegations against former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government advisor Ajmal Wazir.

The provincial information secretary was informed of the development by the inquiry commission in a letter here on Wednesday.

The commission has summoned details of advertisements given during Ajmal Wazir’s tenure. Wazir also served as Policy documents and other information have also been summoned from the ministry.

MPA Kamran Bangash replaced Wazir as the government advidor on July 11. It was announced that Ajmal stepped down after evidence of corruption surfaced against him.

Prime Minister Imran Khan had ordered a high-level inquiry commission to be constituted against him.

“The chief minister has written a letter to the chief secretary for the inquiry and until then Wazir has been removed from the post,” he had said.

Earlier, Former KP advisor said said that a conspiracy was hatched against him.

In a statement, Ajmal Wazir said that he was convinced of the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan and would face the charges. Artificial audio tape created by editing various meetings and briefings.

The basis on which this audio was based was the list of the advertising companies for the TV channel. According to the information rules, the chairman of the steering committee is the Minister of Information.

Furthermore, the steering committee had met twice and chaired by the health minister, said Wazir.

He further added that he has nothing to do with the issue for which he is being criticized.

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