SC for probe into Thar Coal Power Project
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Thursday constituted a committee with directions to probe into alleged corruption in Thar Coal Power Project, initiated by Dr Samar Mubarakmand.
The apex court also directed concerned to hand over all relevant record of the project to Advocate Salaman Akram Raja, amicus curiae and Prosecutor General of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and to conduct an audit of the project.
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the suo moto case regarding alleged corruption in Thar coal power project.
During course of proceedings, it was informed to the bench that by 2015 despite spending more than Rs3.2 billion on the project, it was only generating 8MW of electricity.
Dr Samar Mubarakmand informed the court, they setup a 100MW plant at a cost of Rs8.8 billion under a Sindh government's project which began receiving funding from the federal government in 2012.