NAB launches probe against Sukkur Education Board officers

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Following the alleged corruption in the Sukkur education board, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) launched a probe against the officers.

The anti-corruption watchdog has commenced an investigation against the officers of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Sukkur that had already been facing a financial crisis.

Following the initiation of an investigation, the education board officers reached the court for getting pre-arrest bail. The officers submitted the pleas to the accountability court for securing pre-arrest bail.

The pleas for pre-arrest bail were submitted by BISE Sukkur’s controller of examinations Rafiq Ahmed and others.

Sources said that financial irregularities had been made in the funds provided to the Sukkur education board.

The Sukkur chapter filed assets beyond income references against Khursheed Shah, Aijaz Jakhrani and others, whereas, the investigation into corruption allegations against Sohail Anwar Sial, Ziaul Nijar and Nisar Khuhro was underway.

The NAB director detailed that over Rs 19.5 billion had been recovered in the wheat corruption case besides tracing the financial irregularities in different government departments including food, education, irrigation, works and services and others.

NAB Sukkur chapter also played its role to recover national money from PSO, Sukkur Electric Power Company and other government departments.

 

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