COAS green-lighted NAB action in DHA Valley scam.ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif had green-lit stern activity against resigned military officers and regular people included in the Rs62 billion Defense Housing Authority (DHA) Valley trick around six months back, sources in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) have told Dawn.A top NAB officer said on state of namelessness that a senior military authority had approached NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry in July a year ago and guaranteed him of the armed force’s full backing to the agency in exploring the matter.The NAB boss was educated that the COAS was resolved that nobody ought to be saved in the examination, even armed force authorities.
“The message Gen Sharif passed on to the NAB executive was that nobody included in the trick ought to be saved and move ought to be made, regardless of the fact that his own particular siblings are found to have connections to the trick,” an official conscious of the meeting said.Gen Kayani’s siblings discharge explanation excusing previous armed force boss from any obligation in their organizations
COAS green-lighted NAB action in DHA Valley scam
Catch has as of late begun flexing its muscles against Bahria Town boss Malik Riaz, siblings of previous armed force boss Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and some DHA authorities. Presently, it is investigating inconsistencies in the development of the DHA Valley plan – implied for groups of military faculty who were executed in the line of obligation – which was to be based on Punjab government land at the site of the Dadhocha Dam, close Rawat.
Whenever reached, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) declined to remark on the matter. Be that as it may, it has been generally reported that the administration of DHA has formally recorded a dissension with NAB, requesting that it research the matter.
The NAB source said that amid their meeting, the military authority had asked around a NAB examination concerning a grumbling, put together by resigned Lt-Col Mohammad Tariq Kamal in Sept 2010. The protest affirmed that the DHA Valley land undertaking was being produced on a zone held for the proposed Dadhocha Dam. Taking after the confirmation of the dissension on June 13, 2011, the department had approved a request on July 3, 2012.The NAB director had, at the time, demonstrated that previous armed force boss Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani’s siblings and other resigned armed force authorities were ensnared. At this, the source asserted, the military officer told the NAB boss that Gen Sharif needed a fair examination and that nobody ought to be saved.The case was later attempted by the Supreme Court and a two-judge seat headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja heard the request on July 16, 2015. Notwithstanding requesting a clarification from NAB, the court likewise requested that the Punjab government react to the candidate’s charges.
The request guaranteed that DHA, Bahria Town and a private development firm Habib Rafique had gone into an agreement to create different lodging plans including DHA Valley, DHA Phase II Extension, DHA Expressway and DHA Villas in Rawalpindi, as a joint endeavor (JV).
By candidate’s assessment, DHA Valley was esteemed at Rs110 billion, DHA Phase II Extension at Rs70 billion, DHA Expressway at Rs50 billion and DHA Villas at Rs100 billion. DHA-I and DHA-II are as of now created lodging social orders, however DHA Valley is yet to be produced.
By examination, the individuals who had paid for plots in DHA Valley ended up in a cumbersome position when, in 2009 DHA exchanged every one of the assets it had been paid (Rs62 billion) to the records of Bahria Town, which in the long run neglected to add to the plan. Those conned out of their cash included 110,000 regular folks, 41,000 serving and resigned military officers, jawans and groups of saints.
Gen Kiyani’s siblings react
Additionally on Sunday, resigned Brig Amjad Parvez Kayani issued an announcement, asserting that the previous armed force boss Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani had nothing to do with the activities and business hobbies of his siblings.
“As opposed to discussing us as people, a reference is constantly made to Gen Kayani, as though he supported and encouraged us in all that we did or did not do. Everything under the sun is credited to us without a shred of legitimate or even crude confirmation, departmental records or verification. These charges are ridiculous. Gen Kayani never, in any capacity, supported or encouraged our business intrigues,” the announcement said.
Brig Amjad guaranteed that his sibling Kamran Kayani, a denounced in the DHA City Lahore trick, was not an accomplice in the JV between DHA Lahore and Eden Private Limited, nor did he encourage an arrangement between the two for EDEN City. “In this JV, DHA Lahore is the senior accomplice and all plots/documents which were promoted would have been issued by DHA and nobody else (counting Kamran Kayani),” he said.
Kamran Kayani likewise has no associations with another JV, marked in 2009 between DHA Islamabad and Elysium. “Responsibility for Elysium was obviously settled in a Supreme Court’s choice, which requested EOBI to return 50 plots to Elysium and the organization to pay back Rs1 billion to EOBI. The choice of the Supreme Court was executed,” he said.