Islamabad, September 28, 2012 (PPI-OT): Chairman NAB Admiral (Retd) Fasih Bokhari presided over the Executive Board meeting held today decided to file a reference against Tauqir Sadiq Ex-Chairman OGRA, Mansoor Ali Muzaffar Member Gas, Mir Kamal Frid Bijarani Muree Member Finance OGRA and Jawad Jamil SO to former Chairman OGRA.
The accused persons were alleged for misuse of authority, embezzlement and loss to national ex-chequer to the tune of Rs 44.57 billion by converting operating income into non-operating income in violation of agreement signed with Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank, relocation of CNG stations, illegal appointments etc .
In another case the Board decided to file a reference against Sami-ul-Haq Khilji former Secretary Pakistan Railways, Saeed Akhtar GM operations Pakistan Railways and 6 other accused persons. In this case the accused persons were alleged for misuse of authority and embezzlement of Rs 578 million and Rs 351 million by awarding a contract of maintenance and procurement of spares of 69 Chinese Locomotives to two Chinese firms.
The Board approved Voluntary Return (VR) of Rs 3.663 million based on the request from 15 officials of PWD. The accused persons were alleged for misappropriation and embezzlement in the salaries of work charge employees of Pak PWD, Lahore during 1994 to 2004.
The Board authorized an inquiry against Divine Developers (Pvt) Ltd Lahore, a reference forwarded by the Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) pursuant to section 31-D of NAO 1999, where the accused directors of the firm were alleged of wilful loan default amounting to Rs 505.009 million from the Bank of Punjab.
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