Pakistani law says all gifts received while in government office must be deposited in the government treasury. But Imran did not do that.
After losing the post of Prime Minister, this time Imran Khan came under investigation in a corruption case. Allegedly, he sold a necklace he got as a gift when he was the Prime Minister for Rs 16 crore. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has been tasked with investigating the case, official sources said.
Pakistani law says all gifts received while in government office must be deposited in the government treasury. But Imran alleged that he did not follow the rules. According to reports, Imran sold the necklace to a Lahore jewelery dealer through his special assistant Zulfiqar Bukhari.
According to the report, Imran used a section of Pak law as a tool to embezzle the precious necklace. According to that section, if any government or constitutional office bearer wants to keep a gift, he has to deposit half of its market value in the government treasury. In this case, it is alleged that Imran had misappropriated the necklace by depositing only a few thousand rupees in the government treasury.