HYDERABAD: The National Accountability Bureau arrested four government officials, on Thursday, in an alleged scam of Rs120 million in public funds. The suspects include two BPS-17 officers, former town committee administrator Manjhand Muzaffar Hussain and ex-town officer Abid Wali Khoso, and two BPS-14 accountants Pervaiz Dawood Rahpoto and Mirza Qurban Ali Baig. According to a NAB spokesperson, the accused allegedly misappropriated development and other funds during fiscal years 2012-13 and 2013-14 from Jamshoro district. A reference regarding the case will be filed in NAB Court in Hyderabad.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 10th, 2017.