The particular document of the fees of the helicopter utilized by former top minister Imran Khan was offered within the Senate on Friday by way of the commanding officer of the 6 Aviation Squadron.Meanwhile, consistent with documents detailing helicopter fees shared by State Minister for Law and Justice Shahadat Awan, Imran made the 15km journey from his non-public domestic – Bani Gala – to his reputable house – Prime Minister House – by way of helicopter.
During his time in workplace from 2019 to March 2022, the visiting charges amounted to Rs275,000 per hour.
The helicopter become used for extra than 497 hours in 2019 and the estimated fee become Rs131.94 million. In 2020, the expenditure for 522 hours changed into more than Rs143 million.
Sharing the breakdown of the helicopter costs incurred by way of Imran Khan, the minister stated that during 2021, Imran used the helicopter for 450 hours and an estimate of Rs123 million turned into made for its use.
From January 2022 to March 2022, the helicopter turned into used for 127 hours and the expenditure was estimated at over Rs35 million.
It can be referred to here that the former prime minister’s desire of shipping has come below grievance several times at some stage in his time in workplace and after he changed into toppled ultimate year for being “too lavish” given his promises to make bureaucrats and politicians tighten their belts.
In April final year, days after a no-self belief movement toppled the PTI authorities, newly-appointed Information and Broadcasting Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb had claimed that the federal authorities incurred Rs984.35 million in helicopter fees of former top minister Imran Khan for his journey from Bani Gala to the PM Office when he was in electricity.
The minister had claimed that round Rs472.36 million were incurred while helicopter maintenance had cost more than the journey prices – Rs511.995 million.Four days after announcing his plans to go to Gwadar so as to give up, Haq Do Tehreek (HDT) leader Maulana Hidayatur Rehman turned into arrested on Friday after he confirmed up at a local courtroom over the prices killing of a policeman.
A heavy police contingent become gift outside the local courtroom to arrest three others in conjunction with the HDT leader.Police had registered FIR towards Rehman and different leaders of the motion consisting of the previous caretaker provincial minister Mir Naveed Kalmati for inflicting damages to public and personal homes.
However, the expenses have been vehemently denied through Rehman and Mir Naveed Kalmati.
The arrest has additionally drawn intense condemnations from the prison fraternity for taking Rehman as a prisoner within the premises of the court.
“Police violated the sanctity of the courtroom”, Munir Ahmed Kakar, a senior lawyers leader, instructed The Express Tribune through smartphone. Mr Kakar informed that Balochistan Bar Council (BBC) has announced the boycott of courts in opposition to the arrest of the HDT chief from the premises of the court on Saturday (nowadays).
Our attorneys could not seem before courts as a protest, he introduced.
Meanwhile, Rehman changed into shifted to Gwadar police station amid tight security as his supporters raised slogans against the district administration and provincial government, accusing them of the usage of pressure towards the peaceful political people.The HDT has been protesting against the provincial authorities for the last more than two months. The HDT has been stressful an stop to unlawful fishing/trawling and useless check posts.
Police have already shifted thirteen leaders of the HDT to Quetta. The crimes department police Quetta has already taken a ten-day remand of Hussain Wadela and 12 other leaders of the HDT.
There were no instant words on behalf of the provincial authorities with reference to the arrest of Maulana Hidayatur Rehman.