RPP case: SC issues order over Faisal Saleh Hayat’s plea

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Islamabad: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday concluded the hearing of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) lawmaker Makhdoom Faisal Saleh Hayat plea pertaining to financial irregularities in the purchase of rental power plants (RPP)s.

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry resumed the hearing over return of the Karkey rental power project.

In the order, the bench remarked that the chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) would be responsible if the ship-mounted Karkey Karadeniz Elek trik Uretin power plant released without paying the liabilities.

During the hearing, NAB’s prosecutor general informed the court that as per agreement the advance amount was 14 percent whereas seven percent of the amount had been recovered.

Chief Justice Iftikhar, while giving his remarks, said that the RPP’s had been declared illegal by the court, and that the court had ordered for the shutting down of RPP’s along with the return of advance payments made.

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