Helicopter Misuse case: Imran Khan appears before NAB

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf  chairman and nominated prime minister Imran Khan arrived at the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in Peshawar today in a case pertaining to the alleged misuse of helicopters on government expenditure.

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According to sources, the anti- graft body has prepared a questionnaire with 15 queries for Imran and his lawyers.

According to NAB officials, the questionnaire needs to be completed within 15 days.

Strict security measures have been put in place around NAB’s Peshawar office. Security has also been tightened in Hayatabad and surrounding areas.

He is accused of illegally using an Mi-17 and an Ecureuil helicopter belonging to the KP government for a total of 74 hours, causing a loss of Rs2.1 million to the national exchequer.

Earlier, Mr. Khan excused to appear before the NAB on July 18th pertaining to his busy schedule in running election campaign, therefore the anti graft body summoned cricketer turned politician today.

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