NAB arrests head of Pak-Swedish non-profit

After verification of the complaint in November, a proper inquiry was launched in December


Our Correspondent January 19, 2017
After verification of the complaint in November, a proper inquiry was launched in December. PHOTO: EXPRESS

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has arrested Abdul Qayyum, the head of non-profit Pak-Swedish Teachers Association (PSTA), on charges of misappropriation of funds in connivance with other office bearers of the organisation.

Qayyum is accused embezzling Rs48.6 million with the help of PSTA general secretary and finance secretary. The other suspects are named Haroon Michael Yousaf and Muhammad Sameer Ilyas.

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The NAB spokesperson said the bureau received an application in September against the suspects for fraudulent transfer of foreign grants meant for public welfare from his organisation’s account to a private joint account.

After verification of the complaint in November, a proper inquiry was launched in December.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 20th, 2017.

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