Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Ajmal Wazir was on Saturday faraway from the post of adviser to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) chief minister (CM) on information over corruption allegations that Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has ordered a search into.
Wazir was replaced by PTI lawmaker within the KP Assembly Kamran Bangash, who said that evidence of corruption was found against his predecessor following which the premier has ordered a high-level inquiry against the previous spokesperson.
“The CM has written a letter to the Chief Secretary for the inquiry and until then Wazir has been faraway from the post,” Bangash, who was given the extra charge of the portfolio of data and PR additionally to his office of special assistant to the CM on government , elections and rural development, told a personal media outlet.
Bangash said that an sound recording of Wazir and therefore the owner of an ad agency regarding commission from a deal had surfaced and was presented to PM Imran after which the orders were issued.
A forensic report of the sound recording also will be prepared by the probing team.
Earlier it had been reported that Wazir was resigning from his post thanks to personal reasons. “I am unable to dispense my duties because the information adviser, therefor i’m resigning from my post,” Wazir had said, adding that he had already sent his resignation to CM Mahmood Khan.
Wazir, who belongs to Shakai valley in South Waziristan, was appointed because the adviser to the CM for information earlier this year. He had joined the PTI just before the July 2018 election and was earlier a member of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML).