NAB summons PPP’s Zia-ul-Hassan Lanjar; eight Irrigation dept officials arrested

16 Aug, 2016 11:03 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Sindh has on Tuesday summoned Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) member Sindh Assembly Zia-ul-Hassan Lanjar and apprehended eight officials of Irrigation department.

Accelerating its crackdown against corruption, the Sindh NAB conducted a raid at the Irrigation department office.

During the raid, the Sindh NAB detained eight officials of Irrigation department and seized the department’s record. The arrested irrigation employees are alleged of embezzlement of Rs 120 million in development funds.

The Bureau has filed a reference against the arrested officials and started further interrogation.

According to NAB spokesman, the Bureau’s investigating team also confiscated the department’s record after few more arrests could be made.

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