Revenue officials held for corruption


PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has arrested two revenue officials in Swat district for corruption.
Tesildar Mohammad Younis and patwari Syed Hakeem Jan were allegedly involved in corruption and misuse of official powers in acquisition of land for the University of Swat in Charbagh, causing millions of rupees loss to the exchequer, according to a statement issued here on Saturday.
The NAB had initiated inquiry against the accused upon receipt of public complaints, and it was revealed that they tampered the revenue record and illegally approved mutation.
They also prepared fake ‘Ausat Yaksala’ for year 2009-10 on tampered mutation, required for acquisition of land for the university.

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