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Imran Khan summoned by NAB over unofficial use of helicopters: Reports

File photo of Imran Khan. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 12, 2018, 09.53 PM (IST)

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has been summoned by Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) over the ongoing inquiry against alleged misuse of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government's helicopter for private visits Pakistan media reported on Thursday.

According to the media reports, Imran Khan has been asked to appear on July 18 before NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The inquiry was ordered against Imran Khan, by NAB's retired chairman, Justice Javed over the unofficial use of the two government helipopter -- Mi-17 and Exureuil -- by misusing the authority.

Along with Imran Khan, KP chief minister Pervez Khattak is also being investigated.

As per the report by DAWN, NAB has a documentary evidence of Imran Khan paying 2.1 million for using an Mi-17 and Exureuil helicopter belonging to the KP government for a total of 74 hours. 

The report further states that 28,000 was spent for every hour the helicopter was used.

However, Khan has denied the allegations in a party meeting.