Illegal assets: Azad Jammu and Kashmir official arrested for graft

AJK Ehtesab Bureau spokesperson says official was arrested after found guilty as result of inquiry conducted.

Our Correspondent May 16, 2012


The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Accountability Bureau have arrested Raja Mushtaq Ahmed, the superintending engineer, Azad Jammu and Kashmir Public Works Department, Muzaffarabad, on the charges of making assets through unlawful means and corruption during his service tenure.

An Azad Jammu and Kashmir Ehtesab Bureau spokesperson said in a press release on Tuesday that Mushtaq was arrested on Monday after he was found guilty as a result of an inquiry conducted by the Ehtesab Bureau.

“During the course of the inquiry, it has been proved that the accused made assets worth millions of rupees, including bank accounts, and highly valuable residential buildings,” the spokesman added. Further interrogation is in progress.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 16th, 2012.


village chamyati | 9 years ago | Reply

he Azad Jammu and Kashmir Accountability Bureau shall be very careful while investigation regarding the competent officers. Raja Mushtaq Ahmed reputation within the circle of AJK Bureaucracy is very professional and honest person. Previously we have seen accountability bureau serve as the tool of federal specially so called Ministry of Kashmir Council and false allege had been made in order to change the loyalties and for blackmailing.

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