The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa National Accountability Bureau (NAB) sent a 26-point questionnaire to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman over corruption allegations. The provincial anti-graft body has directed him to submit his reply by December 24 with evidence, and warned him of legal action against if he failed to comply.
The NAB has sought details of Maulana Fazal ur Rehman’s and his father’s sources of income, details of the properties purchased and inherited by his father as well as details of inherited properties owned by him and other family members.
The JUI-F chief has also been told to submit details of sources of income for the 64 kanal land purchased in Dera Ismail Khan and two kanal and 15 marla agriculture land purchased in the name of his son. The anti-graft watchdog has also inquired about the source of income of the five marla land purchased in the name of Rehamn’s son in Multan cantonment.
The anti-graft body inquired about the nature of relation between Gul Asghar, Noor Asghar, Mohammad Jalal, Sher Bahadur, Mohammad Ashraf, Abdul Rauf, Shaukat Khan, Din Mohammad, Yasir, Abrar Ali Shah, Sharifullah, Tak Khan, Haji Shahzada, Abrar Ahmad and Mohammad Ramzan with JUI-F.
The questionnaire also stated that the JUI-F chief and his family members should give details of assets received as gifts, and what was bought in addition to the land and the assets received as gifts.
“Also provide detail if you bought anything in someone else’s name and details of properties bought by siblings in addition to land,” NAB’s questionnaire further states. “Describe the assets you and your family have sold, the hotels, shops and homes built in the name of others,” it further asks.
The NAB directed the senior politician to also provide details of tax returns, give remarks of the government land allotted to him, his close friends and party people.