LAHORE: (HRNW) Judicial Activism Panel has sent letters to President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice Retd Javed Iqbal to open a thorough investigation into alleged corruption in Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), ARY News reported on Friday.
The letter to NAB chairman stated that the BISP has been exposed in recent days which slashed the money allocated for poor and needy people was illegally given to corrupt and blue-eyed persons. The panel urged for opening an investigation against the corrupt practices to find out more evidences.
It was urged to spot the responsible persons after the emergence of a recent report released by the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA).
The letter asked NAB chairman to order an inquiry to highlight the corrupt persons who illegally funds to the 2,543 government officials from Grade 17 to 21, whereas, various high-level officers had also collected the funds by using names of their wives.
The panel has also sent copies of the letter to President Dr Arif Alvi, PM Imran Khan and chief ministers.