The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government is set to foot a Rs70 million bill courtesy Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s frequent copter hops.
The former prime minister used the provincial government helicopters for 166 hours without securing permission from pertinent authorities, according to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) documents. The province had procured two choppers for the use of the K-P governor and chief minister. The aircraft can only be used after securing their prior permission.
The documents went on to reveal that around 1,800 individuals used the helicopters for 561 hours with the permission of the chief minister incurring a Rs240 million cost. Both the chief minister and governor did not employ the aircraft over these trips.