Rs18.8m ‘taken as kickbacks’ seized in raid on senior EPI official's residence

$9,000, other foreign currencies found in NAB raid


APP December 19, 2018
$9,000, other foreign currencies found in NAB raid. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) recovered Rs18.8 million in cash from the home of a senior official of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) of the United Nations in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The anti-graft body's Rawalpindi branch, seized the amount which had been allegedly taken by the suspect as kickbacks from a company, sources said.

The recovered cash amount also included $9,000 and other foreign currencies, they added.

NAB recovers Rs330m from former 16-grade govt officer in Lahore

On November 9, the country's top anti-corruption watchdog  recovered Rs330 million from the house of a former 16-grade government officer in Lahore.

According to NAB spokesperson, a team of the bureau had raided the officer’s house, located in the EME society of the provincial metropolis.

During the action, he added, the team found Rs100 million in local currency, while the remaining in currencies of 11 other countries. The recovered items also included prize bonds amounting to Rs170 million.

COMMENTS (1)

Khan | 3 years ago | Reply Name and shame the person! Playing with the health of our kids! Taking commission from the company to promote their medicine in the EPI program.
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