Pak Affairs

Anti terror efforts hit seriously

Islamabad: More cases of fraud involving government officials have come to the limelight in the province of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa.

The new cases include finalization of the non-delivery of 113 Double Cabin, L-200 Mitsubishi vehicles by the Deewan Mushtaq Group who was bound to deliver these vehicles to the Frontier Corps for which 21 crores have been paid to the company in advance. The non-delivery has hit the anti-terror efforts in the province and adjoining tribal areas.

Another case is that of Chief Engineer Warsak Dam who tried to pay Rs 40.4 million rupees on bogus bills to a blacklisted company Technician. His move was frustrated and probe in underway.

Similarly, three inquiries were initiated against officials of FBR. That included a scam of multi-millions against the Regional Tax Office, Abbotabad regarding bogus tax refund, depriving the nation of public money.

The cases that were earlier exposed included mega inquiries regarding the electricity theft of Rs 6.4 billion, Rs 5.2 billion case of Adam Gee Papers Mills, and a scam of WAPDA Construction and various inquiries against gas officials. When contacted for a comment, former Director FIA, KPK Fasihuddin confirmed the cases saying that he discharged duty according to his conscience.

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