PESHAWAR - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday arrested Nazar Muhammad, Waqas and Abdullah Jan owner of Afridi Haj & Umrah Services Private Ltd Peshawar, who allegedly involved in cheating scores of pilgrims and deprived them of approximately Rs20.00 million.

As per details, the accused persons were running a Travel Agency in the name of Afridi Haj and Umrah Services Private Ltd Peshawar. They collected approximately Rs340,000 to Rs380,000 per pilgrim in the garb of private Haj facility. The affectees were made to go to the entire Haj application process. They were given different dated for flight when the pilgrims reached the airport they found out that accused persons have deprived them of their hard earned money.

Taking cognizance of the offence, NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa actively pursued the inquiry and arrested the culprits not only because it is a financial nature of fraud and regretfully they made pilgrims their victims. The accused persons will be presented in the Accountability Court for obtaining their physical remand.

The affectees are advised to approach Office of the Director General, National Accountability, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PDA Complex, Block –III, Phase –V, Hayatabad Peshawar for registering their claims during office hours.