CJP takes notice of alleged corruption in Pakistan Railways

CJP takes notice of alleged corruption in Pakistan Railways
The Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar took suo motu notice of alleged Rs60 billion corruption in the Pakistan Railways on Saturday.

The top judge also summoned railways secretary and board members along with the audit report.

Chief Justice Nisar remarked that the officers will appear before the court and give reasons for the losses worth Rs60 billion. “Why shouldn’t we also summon Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique,” remarked the CJP.

On the other hand, in Pakistan, the railways is only said to be profitable only in rallies. “But the claims are far from reality,” he remarked, asserting “This is not a kingdom where people are free to do as they please.”

Responding to the notice, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique remarked that his team has worked day and night to keep the department away nepotism and corruption.

“We brought the railways, which was breathing its last breath, back on its feet,” he shared on social media.

Originally Posted on SuchTv


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