PESHAWAR, 11 July: An Accountability Court remanded a former chief of Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) into National Accountability Bureau (NAB) custody for 13 days today.

NAB has arrested him for having assets beyond his known means. According to NAB spokesman, the ex-Pesco chief has 10 plots in Islamabad, three plots, a three-kanal bungalow and two flats in Peshawar besides foreign currency accounts.

A few days back, NAB apprehended a former minister for minerals development and Bannu Commissioner Ismatullah Gandapur and eight others in a corruption case. Likewise, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtisab Commission has also arrested sitting minister for minerals development Ziaullah Afridi a couple of days back on the same charges.