LAHORE - Former Finance Minister, Shaukat Tareen has expressed surprise and concern over the reopening of the inquiry into the “Rental Power Case” and termed it unjustified. Talking to media persons here on Sunday, Shaukat Tareen said that in May 2013,the then Chairman of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Fasieh Bokhari declared him not guilty.

Now what happened in last few months that NAB Board directed re-including his name in investigations of Rental Power Scandal, he stated. Shaukat Tareen said that he was politically victimised for having close and personal ties with Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.  He said that despite recovery of advanced payments from various contractors there is no justification of reopening the case.