Former Wapda chairman appears before NAB in Rs753m corruption case

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LAHORE: Former Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Lt Gen (retd) Muzammil Hussain Monday appeared in the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) office today where he was interrogated about corruption worth Rs753 million in the Tarbela-IV project, 

“All allegations levelled against me are false,” Hussain said while speaking to the journalists outside the NAB office, where he was grilled for around two hours.

“No premature payments were made to contractors and the project was completed ahead of the scheduled time,” he said, adding that the cost of the project was also recovered in a year.

Regarding political involvement, in this case, Hussain rejected all speculations saying that it was not politically motivated. “A complaint was lodged against me and the NAB considered it necessary to verify the news,” he added.

The former chairman clarified that he had answered all questions during the course of the investigation, adding that he wasn’t given any sort of questionnaire. “I am ready to appear before the NAB if they summon me again,” he maintained.V

LAHORE: Former Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Lt Gen (retd) Muzammil Hussain Monday appeared in the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) office today where he was interrogated about corruption worth Rs753 million in the Tarbela-IV project, 

“All allegations levelled against me are false,” Hussain said while speaking to the journalists outside the NAB office, where he was grilled for around two hours.

“No premature payments were made to contractors and the project was completed ahead of the scheduled time,” he said, adding that the cost of the project was also recovered in a year.

Regarding political involvement, in this case, Hussain rejected all speculations saying that it was not politically motivated. “A complaint was lodged against me and the NAB considered it necessary to verify the news,” he added.

The former chairman clarified that he had answered all questions during the course of the investigation, adding that he wasn’t given any sort of questionnaire. “I am ready to appear before the NAB if they summon me again,” he maintained.