Published On: Fri, Dec 13th, 2019
Published in Category: Peshawar

FIA launches probe into Peshawar BRT Project

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PESHAWAR: After orders from the Peshawar High Court (PHC), Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday started an investigation into Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project.

A special team including technical experts headed by an additional director would lead the investigation into Peshawar’s mass transit project. The FIA team headed by Additional Direction FIA Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Dr. Mian Saeed will hold inquiry into the matter. The FIA has also summoned services of experts from PPRA and National Highways Authority (NHA).

On December 5, PHC had sought a fresh probe into alleged irregularities in the project. A bench, headed by PHC Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth, had instructed FIA to submit its findings within 45 days, and take action against the officers involved. The PHC had raised 35 questions regarding the BRT project.