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Fasih Bokhari presides Board Meeting of National Accountability Bureau

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Islamabad, August 07, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Chairman NAB Admiral (Retd) Fasih Bokhari, while presiding Executive Board Meeting held today, approved to accept Voluntary Return (VR) of Rs 564 million in a case against Sikander Ali Abro DAO, Hyderabad and others where accused were alleged for embezzlement in GP fund, Pension Commutation Fund, Contingent Account and other funds. In the instant case VR for an amount of Rs 430 million was already approved in Executive Board Meeting held on May 16, 2012.

The amount is being deposited by the accused as VR and so far an amount of Rs 160 million has been collected as VR. Furthermore, names of 13 accused persons have been forwarded to Interior ministry to be placed on ECL.

In another case against Saeed Rahman, Ex Dy Director Works and Services Department, Lakki Marwat, the Board approved to accept VR of Rs 5.850 million. In this case the accused was alleged for accumulating assets beyond known sources of income.

The Board decided to close two investigations due to lack of incriminating evidence, first against Syed Mubashir Hussain Shah, ex-Chief Engineer Irrigation and Power Department where the accused was alleged for accumulation of assets beyond known sources of income; second against Zafar Iqbal Mirza Ex-Chairman Commercial Cooperative Development Corporation (CCDC) and Directors of CCDC where the accused persons were alleged for the embezzlement of the funds of CCDC to tune of Rs 369.50 million. The case was authorized on the complaint of Punjab Cooperative Board for Liquidation (PCBL). The Board has decided to close the case and to transfer the case to PCBL for its disposal under its own laws.

The Board also decided to close an inquiry against Pir Munawar-ul-Haq, Ex-Chief Engineer Tube-well Division, Salinity Control and Reclamation Project (SCARP) Irrigation Department Khairpur due to lack of incriminating evidence. The accused person was alleged for illegally purchasing of transformers worth Rs 20 million for Khairpur Division SCARP with the connivance of XENs

For more information, contact:
National Accountability Bureau (NAB)
ATTATURK AVENUE G-5/2, Islamabad
Tel: 051-111-NAB-NAB (111-622-622)
Fax: 051-9214502-03
Email: chairman@nab.gov.pk, infonab@nab.gov.pk

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