An accountability court recorded the statement of another witness in the weapons scandal case against former IGP Malik Naveed. Later, the case was adjourned till January 15.
The statement was recorded before accountability judge Ibrahim Khan on Wednesday. It was given by Constable Zarmash Khan who stood witness against the former IGP. NAB had filed a corruption reference worth Rs2.03 billion in a weapons procurement scam at a local accountability court and nominated 10 people in it.
Besides the former IGP, NAB said Arshad Majeed, a private contractor, was awarded a lucrative contract to purchase weapons and other gadgets for the K-P police. Majeed, who was arrested on February 21, 2013, was released by PHC after he agreed to return Rs102 million voluntarily.
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