Five Officers Arrested


QUETTA: The Anti-Corruption Establishment of Balochistan has arrested three treasury officers and two officials from the Accountant General’s (AG) office on the charge of drawing fake salaries from a fake account.

Official sources said the establishment, on a tip, opened an investigation and during the probe the treasury officers and some other employees of Jhal Magsi, Sibi district, were found to be involved in the scam in connivance with two officials of AG’s office.

With the permission of the competent authority, the five officials were arrested on the directive of Director of Anti-Corruption Muzaffar Zeeshan Lehri.

“We are interrogating all the five accused and some more arrests in this regard are likely,” added Mr Lehri.

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