Corruption

NAB to file References against Police and Revenue Officers of Sindh

Former SSP Hyderabad Pir Saeed Jan Sarhandi is accused of illegally appointing 378 Constables; Revenue Officers are accused of conniving builders for occupying state land in Jamshoro under Education City Project

Ex-IGP Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali and others will face investigation for possessing assets beyond known sources of income- NAB press release  

Karachi: The Regional Board of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved to initiate investigation against a former IG Police Sindh, and file references against then SSP of Hyderabad and the revenue officers in different cases.

The police officers to be investigated are ex-IGP Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali, ex-SSP Hyderabad Pir Fareed Jan Sarhandi and some other officers.

A press release issued from NAB Karachi office on Saturday said that Regional Board in a meeting held at NAB Karachi on June 25, discussed various inquires, investigations and various other operational matters and took decisions.

The Regional Board recommended some cases for filing of References and conversion of Inquiry into Investigation. The total worth of cases recommended comes to the tune of millions of rupees.

It further stated that the Board approved Reference against Pir Fareed Jan Sarhandi, the then SSP District Hyderabad and others. “The accused is involved in illegal appointments of 378 Police Constables in District Hyderabad,” it added.

The Board further recommended filing of Reference to the Competent Authority against Proprietors/Builders of Education City near LUMHS, Jamshoro, Officers / Officials of Revenue Department Jamshoro and others. The accused persons in connivance with Officers / Officials of Revenue Department Jamshoro illegally occupied the government land measuring 132 acres through fake / forged entries. The accused persons launched an illegal Housing Scheme / Society under the name of Education City and caused loss of Rs.264 million to the Government Exchequer.

The Board accepted plea bargain application of accused Abdul Sattar Laghari of Rs.6.6 million in Reference No. 01/2017/H (State V/s Abdul Sattar Laghari & Others) and recommended for approval of Accountability Court. The accused is involved in illegal disposal of precious government land measuring 3.8 ¾ Acres of Cooperative Farm Service Centre located at Tando Allahyar and 1 Acre Land of Cooperative Farm Service Centre located at Mirpurkhas through fake auction. Total amount involved in the case comes to the tune of Rs.215.313 million.

The Board also recommended conversion of Inquiry into Investigation to the Competent Authority against Ghulam Haider Jamali, Ex-IGP Sindh & others on the allegation of assets beyond known sources of income. (PR)

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